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Homeless in Texas

Abbott's state-run camp for the homeless in Austin to be taken over by nonprofit with new shelter plans

The Texas Department of Transportation will begin lease negotiations with ATX Helps, which plans to construct a large shelter on the southeast Austin property where more than 100 people reside. Some camp residents say they're concerned about the proposed changes.

Tents at the state-run homeless encampment off of U.S. Highway 183 in Austin on Feb. 25, 2020.

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