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Homeless in Texas

Texas cleared homeless camps Wednesday. On Thursday, residents were already back.

Gov. Greg Abbott announced a five-acre plot of land for homeless camping in Austin after he took action to clear people living under state overpasses.

Austin residents experiencing homelessness  resumed camping near Ben White Boulevard and Lamar Avenue after Gov. Greg Abbott sent TXDOT to clear the underpass. Nov. 7, 2019.
Crystal Brimm is experiencing homelessness and is currently living under Ben White Boulevard and Lamar Avenue, on Nov. 7, 2019.
The location of the homeless camp Gov. Greg Abbott declared on Nov. 7, 2019. The site is five acres of state owned land located near Montopolis Road and Highway 183.
A homeless encampment under Ben White and Lamar Avenue on Nov. 7, 2019.

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