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Homeless in Texas

Analysis: Governments don’t fix problems they don’t recognize

Governments respond to problems as policymakers see them. And sometimes — homelessness appears to be a case — the solutions only address what's visible to politicians and their voters.

APD officers speak to people gathered on sidewalk in front of the Austin Resource Center for the Homeless, or ARCH, in downtown Austin on Aug. 4, 2019

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