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Homeless in Texas

Unhoused Texans weather another winter storm with little aid

Advocates say emergency communications have not improved much since last year, and people experiencing homelessness were less likely to seek help this year because of new state and local policies targeting them.

Tents along the Interstate 35 frontage road on Feb. 16, 2021, in Austin. A winter storm has caused icy roads and left millions of Texans without water or electricity.

Lack of communication

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