The city's Homeless Strategy Officer is transitioning to a consultant role due to "family obligations."
In the letter, Governor Abbott states that the homeless crisis poses "substantial public health and safety problems that must be addressed by the City Council."
Austin Mayor Steve Adler spoke a little differently Saturday about the letter Governor Greg Abbott sent him earlier this week calling on the city to end its homeless crisis.
Sheriff Chody is alleging that the homeless ordinances in Austin are starting to affect the surrounding areas.
Council Member Casar, who spearheaded legalizing camping, sitting and lying, says it would be great to have the state's help.
Mayor Alder doesn’t see a letter from Governor Greg Abbot's office as a threat but instead welcomes the state assistance.
The governor is demanding the council address the growing homelessness crisis by November 1, 2019.
In the open letter to the mayor, Congressman Roy states that he believed the new ordinance 'undermines security, harms private property of our citizens, hurts commerce, and endangers those it purports to help - the homeless.'
Austin City Council was attempting to clarify changes they made to ordinances back in June that legalized camping, sitting and lying. As the morning rolled on, the whole conversation started to crumble.
Talking for years is now in plain text until a special public meeting September 18th. This week, the Austin City Council released two documents relating to camping in public areas.
A community forum on the proposed location of a South Austin homeless shelter was held Tuesday night.
In 2020 the conference will be headed to Austin but this year it's in Hawaii. Austin Mayor Steve Adler talks more about it.
Austin Mayor Pro-Tem Delia Garza along with Mayor Steve Adler and several councilmembers held a press conference at City Hall on Thursday about the State Legislature's proposed 2.5 percent cap on the amount of property tax revenue cities can collect each year.
Last week we told you a preliminary report by the Texas Department of Public Safety found, out of 95 sexual assault cases, cleared by the Austin Police Department, 29 were mishandled.
A look back at 2018 and some of the issues the city faced.
Austin Mayor Steve Adler joins Good Day Austin to talk about the current issues facing the city.
It's been an eventful year in Austin and Mayor Steve Adler takes a look back at some of the biggest things that happened.
Austin Mayor Steve Adler talks about the search for a new city manager and the possibility of a new Amazon HQ opening here as well as the chances of a Major League Soccer team coming to Austin.
Austin Mayor Steve Adler talks about the possibility of a Major League Soccer team coming to Austin, ACL Music Festival and the continuing issue of homelessness in downtown.
Austin Mayor Steve Adler talks about APD stepping up security ahead of ACL Music Festival and city council moving toward paid sick leave for all workers in Austin.