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The Texas Tribune

The Texas Tribune


The Texas Tribune is a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that informs Texans — and engages with them — about public policy, politics, government and statewide issues.

Texas Rents and Homeless Shelters

With Rents Rising Fast, Texas Homeless Shelters See More Families Seeking Help

Austin Homelessness

Austin Voters Banned Homeless People from Camping in Public Spaces. The City Is Creating Housing for Them But Not Fast Enough.

impact of heat on homeless people

Homeless Texans Left with Few Places to Cool Off During Record Heat

Homeless Encampment in Austin

Austin’s Homeless Residents Left with Nowhere to Go Amid Camping Crackdown

Homeless Encampment Ban

Statewide Ban on Homeless Encampments Approved by Texas Senate

Texas camping ban

As Austin Voters Weigh Camping Ban Proposition, Texas Lawmakers Consider Bills to Prohibit Homeless Encampments Statewide

Homeless Tent Encampment

Staying Home Slows the Coronavirus, But What If You’re Homeless?

Experiencing Homelessness

In Rural Texas, People Experiencing Homelessness Lead ‘Masked’ Lives Outside of Public View

homeless residents

‘They’re Just Pushing Us Away’


Texas Governor and Austin Mayor at Odds Over Homeless Residents