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'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

Feedback From the Homeless
"...Advocacy org House the Homeless recently had a unique opportunity to survey..."

Jan. 10, 2008 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Innovating an End to Austin Street Life in Community First, A Home for the Homeless
Getting a second chance at a home
"...First! Village, a self-sustaining development in East Austin where the formerly homeless live in RVs and tiny homes, everyone..."

March 8, 2019 Screens Feature by Nina Hernandez

The Daily Hustle: 10/11/10
House the Homeless founder now author
"...Dallas Observer columnist Jim Schutze jokingly described as “disguising the homeless as not homeless by giving them homes” –..."

Oct. 11, 2010 News Post by Wells Dunbar

The Daily Hustle: 11/12/10
Remembering the homeless
"...When the days get shorter and the nights grow colder, life..."

Nov. 12, 2010 News Post by Wells Dunbar

The Grapes of Bruce
Bum Deal for the Homeless
"...Things picked up in 1996 right where they left off, with the city council passing an ordinance..."

Jan. 12, 1996 News Column

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

Council Approves California Homeless Service Provider Urban Alchemy to Take Over Austin's Downtown Shelter
But nobody seems very happy about it
"...At the July 28 City Council meeting, all but two members..."

July 29, 2022 News Post by Austin Sanders

The Daily Hustle: 12/16/10
City Council meets today
" at City Council this morning, aside from announcing the postponement of several zoning items later this afternoon –..."

Dec. 16, 2010 News Post by Wells Dunbar

The Totally Awesome AusChron Newscast is Booked Up
Austin's booking wars, the 3rd Court of Appeals and more
"...It's standing room only on the Totescast, as Richard Whittaker stops by to discuss his..."

Oct. 8, 2010 News Post by Jordan Smith

Shelter From the Storm
Residents Find Sanctuary at Job's House
"...photograph by Ada Calhoun By the time Isaac McNeese left Galveston in 1991, his life..."

Aug. 21, 1998 News Feature by Bryan Mealer

Latest Homeless Initiative: Bust 'Em?
Austin Police Department launches 'public order initiative' Downtown
" response to a couple of recent headline-generating incidents, the Austin Police Department kicked off what it is calling..."

Oct. 12, 2012 News Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

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

Room at the Inn
Case Marianella homeless shelter provides a badly needed haven for homeless Spanish-speaking immigrants.
" by turns shy and confident. Yet Rollin isn't the high-school sophomore he at first appears to be. He's..."

June 16, 2000 News Feature by Anna Hanks

Still Homeless
City Council Ponders Repeal of Flawed Camping Ban
"...Bobby Joe Jones with his camp mates, Anthony and..."

July 4, 1997 News Feature by Kayte VanScoy

The Hands That Feed
The groups that care for Austin's hungry could sure use a few more helping hands
"...The sweep of headlights cuts the night in two. The..."

Dec. 25, 2009 News Feature by Kate X Messer

Homeless Tangled in Net of Stolen Property Sting
Homeless advocates cry foul over APD's Operation Out of the Box, which netted more than a dozen suspects for allegedly buying stolen property
"...20, a four-day sting operation (code-named Operation Out of the Box) downtown and in West Campus netted police more..."

Jan. 27, 2006 News Feature by Jordan Smith

City Hall Hustle: Across The Universe
Housing advocate Troxell provides chapter and verse on living wage
"...When I was just a little Hustler, there was a strange sight at one of my early..."

Oct. 15, 2010 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Off the Desk
"...his role in firing utilities specialist W. Scott McCollough. The Associated Press reported that on Monday, the State Bar's..."

Dec. 8, 1995 News Feature

Austin Homeless Service Organizations That Need Your Help Now
Donate money and materials
"...As the new coronavirus spreads through Austin, many in our community..."

March 19, 2020 News Post by Austin Sanders

The Latest Proposal
Downtown businesses and orgs form an alliance
"...It's no surprise that the Downtown Austin Alliance is once again soliciting support for..."

Oct. 9, 2009 News Feature by Michael King

On the Lege
Free to Be
"...kind of friend to gays. So it was all the more surprising when, facing a roomful of some 70..."

April 2, 1999 News Column

Homeless Sting Smarts
Some wonder if APD's Operation Out of the Box was less about clearing the streets of criminals than about cleansing them of the homeless.
"...At press time, three of seven homeless men caught in the APD's four-day sting operation (code-named..."

March 3, 2006 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Beside the Point
City Council takes action on Spring condos, and another homelessness ordinance
"...housing issues last week, citizens spending hours on what they saw as Downtown's future itself. Over the public order..."

Nov. 25, 2005 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

The EUD's Last Good Years
We're Gonna Party Like It's 1997...
"...council concerned with pedestrian topics such as liability for the city's housing corporation, and its citizens fighting the traditional..."

Feb. 23, 1996 News Column by Louisa C. Brinsmade

Beside the Point
The politics of panhandling
"...scant seven City Council sessions before year's end and then elections in 2008, everybody's feeling a little needy. Neighborhoods..."

Oct. 5, 2007 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Putting Together the Downtown Puzzle
A closer look at Mayor Adler’s proposals to solve (and pay for) Downtown conundrums
"...and moving parts, and a better working metaphor for the project – rather than a "Puzzle" – might be..."

Sept. 22, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

The Common Law
Mark of the beast or just another Texas legislative session? New 2021 Texas laws
"...666 new Texas laws were passed during the 87th Legislative session. Yes – 666, leaving some folks..."

Oct. 8, 2021 Column by Luke Ellis

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

Dec. 5, 2008 Music Post by Audra Schroeder

Homeless Advocates Oppose Panhandling Ban
Organized opposition to new panhandling laws emerges.
"...Austin's solicitation laws – potentially making it harder on the homeless – are emerging. At the start of tomorrow's..."

Sept. 26, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

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