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Homeless news – May 6, 2021 – People don’t like homeless people

Austin group protests converting NW Austin hotel into housing for the homeless

AUSTIN (KXAN) — People against converting a hotel in northwest Austin into housing for the homeless brought their concerns to Austin City Hall on Tuesday.

Prop B passes: What happens now to the homeless in downtown Austin?

AUSTIN, Texas – The Monday after the Proposition B vote found Michelle Joseph doing what she does every Monday. Joseph, with a group called Drive By Howdy, helped at an Austin homeless camp under I-35, providing food and basic hygiene supplies. “I’m here because they are still here,” she said.

Madison City Council fails to pass proposal for homeless men’s shelter near East Towne Mall | Local Government |

A proposal to buy a vacant big box store near East Towne Mall for a long-sought permanent homeless men’s shelter narrowly failed to pass the Madison City Council early Wednesday morning. Council members voted 14-5 in favor of purchasing a 31,500-square-foot building at 2002 Zeier Road for $2.6 million to convert it into an overnight shelter for men experiencing homelessness

Seattle tells homeless campers to clear out after double shooting, fire at Lake City park – KIRO 7 News Seattle

SEATTLE — It’s been a troubling past week at Albert Davis Park in Seattle’s Lake City neighborhood. Two people were shot at a homeless encampment on Thursday. Then Friday, a series of propane explosions led to a fire at the park, burning up a tree and several tents.