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Combatting Overcrowding at the Austin Resource Center for the Homeless
More cops, more lighting, more bathrooms, new food
"...The city's efforts to get a grip on overcrowding around..."

Aug. 11, 2017 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

'Balancing' the Homeless
Proposed laws would recriminalize the usual suspects
"...At holiday time, there's no room at the inn – and soon there..."

Nov. 26, 2004 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Council Set to OK New Contract for Downtown Homeless Shelter
Council ready to take next (Front) Steps
"...City Council returns to the dais today, Thursday, Jan. 31. It'll be interesting to..."

Feb. 1, 2019 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Home for the Holidays
A local lineup helps Austin's homeless
"...Booking present Acknowledge Me, a special winter assistance drive for Austin's homeless. House the Homeless is looking for donations..."

Dec. 5, 2008 Music Post by Audra Schroeder

Dell Medical Is Bringing Health Care to the Homeless
UT school forms a street team
"...often didn't just run out of money; many saw their chances for a safe life derailed by physical and..."

Jan. 18, 2019 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Still Looking for a Home
Austin searches once again for a comprehensive solution for homelessness
"...$75,407.41 worth of emergency medical care, and you paid for it. Patient No. 1 does not have a home,..."

Nov. 30, 2012 News Feature by Mike Kanin

Austin's Next Shot at Ending Homelessness
Thanks to an infusion of philanthropic cash, the city and its iTeam embark on a new effort
" like this," says Judy, who last lived on the street back in the Eighties. "I was having a..."

Aug. 24, 2018 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

At Home at the Easel, If Nowhere Else
A new documentary captures Austin's homeless population finding purpose in art
"...According to government estimates, on any given night there are between 500,000 and 800,000 homeless people in the..."

Nov. 7, 2008 Screens Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

Putting Together the Downtown Puzzle
A closer look at Mayor Adler’s proposals to solve (and pay for) Downtown conundrums
"...Mayor Steve Adler's complex strategy for a Downtown investment plan has plenty of tentative and..."

Sept. 22, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

The Problem With K2, Downtown Austin’s Most Dangerous Drug
APD cannot depend on big busts alone to solve the problem
"...Last spring, just before South by Southwest, the city's public safety entities began..."

March 16, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Crime and the City Solution
How safe do you feel exiting the Sixth Street/Red River Austin music crucible at 2am?
"...unsafe ground." – "Six Bells Chime," by Crime & the City Solution, from the soundtrack to Wim Wenders' Wings..."

June 26, 2009 Music Feature by Marc Savlov

Beside The Point
Solicitation Ordinance changes/expansions off the table, at least for now
"...of discussion, protest, and one exceedingly painful public hearing, the abominable expansion of the Solicitation Ordinance has melted away?..."

Dec. 14, 2007 News Column by Wells Dunbar

The Daily Hustle: 9/21/10
What's on the council agenda?
"...- TDH is back with a full agenda preview for this Thursday's City Council meeting. As always, there's lots..."

Sept. 21, 2010 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Scaling the Pyramid
City moves to reprioritize social service programs in the new year
"...Psychologist Abraham Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs theory states that basic physiological requirements (e.g., food and water)..."

Oct. 15, 2010 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

The Human Element
"...The Salvation Army will build a homeless shelter on this..."

Feb. 5, 1999 News Feature by Bryan Mealer

Going With the Flow
The next life of Waller Creek
"...Waller Creek and environs is to live intensively in the modern world and at the same time to be..."

Jan. 11, 2013 News Feature by Ari Phillips

Homelessness: The Big Picture
Poverty and lack of affordable housing keep people down both locally and nationwide
"...When nighttime temperatures dipped into the 20s a couple of weeks back, a handful of..."

Dec. 15, 2006 News Feature by Cheryl Smith

Art From the Streets: Taste the rainbow of flavors
What makes the annual "Art From the Streets" exhibition and sale interesting is the way it shows not how different homeless people are from us, but how much we all have in common
"...What is an artist? What is the artist's intention? These two short questions apply directly to..."

Nov. 10, 2006 Arts Feature by Rachel Koper

Beside the Point: Somewhere Over the Dais
Pay no attention to the man sleeping under the bridge
"...what was left at 10pm of a crowd after the marathon presentation on African-American Quality of Life (see "Engineering..."

Nov. 4, 2005 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Art From the Streets: Off the Streets and on Your Walls
Art helps, and the annual Art From the Streets Show and Sale helps artists who are homeless sell the work they've created and help themselves
"...It's this simple: Art helps. For the person who makes it, it helps develop a..."

Nov. 4, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

'The Working Homeless'
A new art exhibition speaks about and to people living on the streets
"...You see them on the sidewalks and street corners. They may just..."

Feb. 25, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Refer Homeless to ARCH
"...DeGeneres' meltdown over a dog adoption gone wrong vs. other tragedies [“TV Eye,” Screens, Oct. 26]. Ms. Acosta's story..."

Oct. 29, 2007 Postmarks

Art From the Streets
This year's Art From the Streets sale, showing artwork by some of our city's gifted but homeless creators, boasts 2,300 works of art
"...This is the week of the annual Art From the Streets sale,..."

Nov. 12, 2004 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Homelessness in San Antonio and Austin
Could a unified campus for homeless services work as well here as in San Antonio?
"...have a problem. But it's not so severe as the problem of the person sleeping on the street tonight."..."

Aug. 28, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Downtown Stopgap: The Public Order Solution
"...In late September, Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo launched what the APD called..."

Nov. 30, 2012 News Feature by Mike Kanin

Local Writers Hone Their Craft at the Street Lit Authors Club
Creating a space where those experiencing homelessness can tell their stories
" to write in that whole big mess right there," says Ezekiel. "It gives me the ability to look..."

Dec. 15, 2017 Arts Feature by Beth Sullivan

Faster Than Sound: City on the Fence Regarding Red River’s Homeless Problem
Red River merchants push to finally enclose dangerous alley with 10-foot fence, electro-pop diva p1nkstar touches down at Fuego ATX, and more
"...Following approval by the Downtown Commission, the city finally took another step toward..."

Jan. 25, 2019 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Rebooted City Council Gets a New Chance to Fix Austin
10-1, take two
"...When the brand-new 10-1 Austin City Council took office in 2015..."

Jan. 11, 2019 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Don't Smash the Melting Pot
"...It's been a helluva year for immigration law. So it's no wonder that our local..."

Nov. 14, 1997 Column by Kate X Messer

Affordable Housing by the Numbers
Austin needs more housing to address homelessness
"...In the next decade, Austin needs 1,900 new units of housing..."

March 5, 2010 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

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