Tag: homelessness

July 24, 2020

How to get homeless service providers COVID-19 supplies without leaving your couch

AUSTIN, Texas (July 24, 2020) -- Homeless service providers need a lot of supplies during COVID-19 to keep themselves, their spaces, and especially...
July 16, 2020

Op-ed: Austin’s decision to decriminalize homelessness is working

AUSTIN, Texas (July 16, 2020) -- A year ago this month, measures intended to decriminalize homelessness went into effect in Austin. Austin's City...
July 6, 2020

Proposed HUD Rule Change Would Allow Discrimination in Emergency Shelters

AUSTIN, Texas (July 6, 2020) -- The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development last week proposed rolling back a 2016 rule that prohibits...
July 3, 2020

Homelessness denies the unalienable rights our nation’s founders promised

AUSTIN, Texas (July 3, 2020) -- This holiday weekend, as you hunker down in your home (perhaps to watch and re-watch the Broadway recording of...
June 30, 2020

Fiercely Focused: Family Eldercare

AUSTIN, Texas (June 30, 2020) -- Austinites know Family Eldercare from its summer fan drive, but the organization also plays a critical role in...