AUSTIN, Texas - The conversation on housing the homeless continues for the city of Austin.
The Ending Community Homeless Coalition or ECHO is continuing to look into converting hotels and motels to provide shelter.
In previous months, City Council has moved forward with providing $8 million to buy and renovate the Rodeway Inn.
ECHO is looking into the possibility of adding more hotels or motels to the list.
Matt Mollica, ECHO executive director, joins Marcel Clarke to discuss how everything is proceeding with and how surrounding neighborhoods have responded to the housing plans.