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A controversial rule limiting housing options for homeless Texans with criminal records was softened, but it still worries advocates

The regulation applies to new supportive housing projects, which provide subsidized homes and social services. Gov. Greg Abbott still needs to approve the rule by Dec. 1.

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

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