"Contrary to what Austin leaders think no one has a right to urinate & defecate wherever they want," Abbott said on Twitter.
The first effort to reinstate the ban was ruled invalid back in August, and they decided to try again starting December 1.
A homeless man was reunited with his service dog Monday night after the dog was allegedly stolen by a woman who promised to bathe the dog then claimed she lost him.
The Housing Authority of the City of Austin has secured more than $20 million worth of federal funds for voucher programs fighting homelessness.
Mayor Steve Adler and the Housing Authority of the City of Austin announced Friday two new resources to aid the homeless currently residing in temporary shelters and to build and finance new housing for the homeless.
Sarah Duzinski with the Ending Community Homeless Coalition joins Rebecca Thomas on FOX 7 Austin to talk about why Austin's Point in Time count will not be happening this year.
Just before 6 a.m., the deputies made entry into the home. They escorted the mothers outside, binding their hands with plastic ties. One of the mothers screamed, "Why are you taking me to jail? I'm just trying to protect my children."
Dianna Grey will be taking over the position after Lori Pampilo Harris transitioned to a consultant role instead of a full-time City employee due to "family obligations" in October 2019.
All communities have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, the homeless are no exception. So Trae Tha Truth's Relief Gang teamed up with Rise Church to help Houston's homeless.
The Salvation Army of Austin is the only nonprofit in Texas to receive the third annual grant.
As COVID cases climb and temperatures drop, Austin officials worry the virus will discourage the city's homeless population from seeking shelter.
Two New York men started a charity to give away thousands of free backpacks to the homeless, filled with hygiene and health items.
In San Francisco, advocacy groups and some officials are outraged by the mayor’s plan to start moving hundreds of people out of hotels around the holidays.
The economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic has led to an increasingly desperate situation for thousands of homeless people living on the streets. One organization believes it can be part of the solution — by turning shipping containers into homes.
A deputy went above and beyond when he responded to a call involving a homeless man who passed a note to a McDonald’s employee in Collier County, Florida.
Bree Williams, ECHO's director of community housing, joins Mike Warren to talk about the current trajectory of homelessness in Austin and what can be done to help.
The homeless dilemma essentially went unchecked for several months and was put on the back burner because of the presidential election and the coronavirus pandemic.
“If you ask me, or many of our guests, Tim has gone from professional athlete to superhero in just a few years."
The key part of this new strategy is requiring the homeless to participate in treatment and job training programs.
Nearly 270,000 kindergarten through 12th students in California experienced homelessness during the 2018-2019 school year, according to a report released Monday by UCLA.