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Homeless in Texas

Austin's homeless residents say Abbott's intervention is a short-term setback without a long-term solution

TxDOT began removing property and debris from under Austin's highways as the number of places Austin ordinances let homeless people camp dwindles.

TXDOT workers remove trash and personal belongings from a homeless encampment under Highway 290 at Westgate Blvd in Austin on Nov. 4, 2019.

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The Homes Not Handcuffs coalition leads a rally in front of the Texas Governor's Mansion in Austin on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019.
A discarded sign and mattress sit in a dumpster in downtown Austin after city crews cleaned up homeless encampments on Nov. 4, 2019.

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