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Homeless Help
Homeless-backed trucks deliver food, clothing, and blankets to their own community
"...will take to deliver food and other resources to homeless residents of the city. Click on each truck and..."

Jan. 8, 2016 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Homeless Community Put on Hold
Council member calls for one year moratorium on planned homeless community
"...The city's plan to create a new homeless community has been derailed after City Council Member Mike..."

June 20, 2008 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Counting Austin's Homeless
Austin nonprofit will contribute to nationwide count
"...Ending Community Homelessness Coalition is recruiting 300 additional volunteers to count Austin’s..."

Dec. 30, 2014 News Post by Michael King

News Roundup: Homeless Count, TNCs, and Council Races
ECHO's annual homeless count takes place January 23
"...local nonprofit requests volunteers to help with the nationwide homeless count; Council ridesharing talks continue in January; Jimmy Flannigan..."

Jan. 11, 2016 News Post by the News Staff

Jack Allen's Kitchen + Mobile Loaves & Fishes Feed Homeless Tonight
Third annual dinner for 700 homeless hosted by First Baptist Church
"...a hot and savory Thanksgiving dinner for about 700 homeless folks at the First Baptist Church (901 Trinity)...."

Nov. 25, 2013 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

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

Latest Homeless Initiative: Bust 'Em?
Austin Police Department launches 'public order initiative' Downtown
"...Until then, the estimated 4,000 members of the city's homeless population who visit the area's numerous social service providers..."

Oct. 12, 2012 News Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

'Balancing' the Homeless
Proposed laws would recriminalize the usual suspects
"...be no room on the streets, either, if you're homeless in Austin. The city is currently considering four proposed..."

Nov. 26, 2004 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Aggressive Corrections to Homeless Article
"...reporter have before filing his alleged story on the homeless ["No Homeless in Our Time?," News, Dec. 17]? Here's..."

Dec. 22, 2004 Postmarks

Campus-Area Homeless Face Backlash in Wake of Haruka Weiser Murder
Viral petition seeks to relocate Guadalupe's homeless community
"...to "protect the students of Austin by lessening the homeless population." Golden based the petition on his and his..."

April 22, 2016 News Feature by Makeda Easter

Homeless Coach Bridges Digital Divide
Project provides digital connection for homeless
"...place electronically, that gap is broader than ever for homeless people. "We try to bridge that gap," says Homeless..."

July 8, 2011 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

'The Working Homeless'
A new art exhibition speaks about and to people living on the streets
"...file them away in that mental box labeled "the homeless." The sad truth is, few of us take the..."

Feb. 25, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

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
"...including Richard Troxell, president of advocacy group House the Homeless. Troxell argues that the sting wasn't about cleaning the..."

Jan. 27, 2006 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Concerns About the Homeless
"...a moment to speak about the concerns with the homeless population in Downtown Austin. I think that Austin Police..."

Nov. 2, 2012 Postmarks

Homeless RV Park Seeks Good Neighbors
Eastside residents balk at proposed mobile-home park for the homeless
"...Austin residents over a proposed mobile-home park for the homeless, City Coun­cil Member Mike Martinez held a press conference..."

June 27, 2008 News Feature by Lydia Crafts

AISD Sees Uptick in Homeless Youth
Lack of affordability jeopardizes housing stability for Austin families
"...student population is on the decline, the number of homeless youth that fill its classrooms continues to rise, according..."

Sept. 2, 2016 News Feature by Annamarya Scaccia

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

Jan. 10, 2008 News Post by Wells Dunbar

City Does Not Owe the Homeless
"...anti-panhandling proposal and all attempts to clean up the homeless mess in our otherwise beautiful city. I've lived in..."

Oct. 15, 2007 Postmarks

Formerly Homeless Find Good Neighbors at Community First! Village
A week’s stay at Austin’s most talked about neighborhood
"...religious organization he founded to feed and clothe the homeless, wasn't even a twinkle in his eye...."

Nov. 16, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

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..."

Jan. 25, 2019 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

How Austin Keeps Its Homeless Citizens Fed
“You want meals that feel like a hug"
"...white bean stew that will feed 350 people experiencing homelessness...."

March 24, 2017 Food Feature by Dan Gentile

Being Homeless Is Not a Crime
"...the “concern” is not for the safety of the homeless (who contend with such realities on a daily basis)...."

Sept. 28, 2007 Postmarks

Community First! Unveils Microhomes for the Chronically Homeless
Village is designed to be a community of 250 homes
"...microhomes, RVs, and guest cottages, exclusively for the chronically homeless. Last Saturday's open house event provided a peek into..."

April 8, 2016 News Feature by Makeda Easter

Homeless Count Scheduled for Jan. 23
Count will be used to help understand the nature and extent of homelessness
"...determine the total number and the characteristics of Austin's homeless population, the Ending Community Homeless­ness Coalition (ECHO) is recruiting..."

Jan. 15, 2016 News Feature by Makeda Easter

Homeless Funding Struggle
Agency overseeing Austin's most comprehensive web of homeless services scrambles for funding
"...week, the agency overseeing Austin's most comprehensive web of homeless services secured funding for the next two fiscal years..."

June 8, 2007 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

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

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

March 8, 2019 Screens Feature by Nina Hernandez

Homeless Campground: South Austin Dilemma
Larger issue still unaddressed
"...A group of homeless Austinites camping on 18.2 acres of undeveloped land in..."

April 4, 2014 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Then There's This: Sunshine for the Homeless
A proposed RV park would provide more than just shelter
"...an ambitious plan to provide homes for the chronically homeless when the project is slated to take shape half..."

July 26, 2013 News Column by Amy Smith

Homeless Campaign Hypocritical Charade
"...Dear Editor, Re: “Faces of Homelessness” [News, Oct. 9]: The social services rhetoric surrounding the..."

Oct. 10, 2009 Postmarks

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