The city of Houston is being recognized nationally for how leaders have handled the homeless crisis on our streets, there's been a significant decrease in homelessness over the past 10 years.
More than 3,000 Houstonians are experiencing homelessness even as the city faces dangerously high temperatures.
The latest data shows that the pace of distribution increased in July over June and that nearly a million households have been helped.
Like other facilities, Healthcare for the Homeless Houston has made drastic changes to protect its patients and workers during the COVID-19 crisis.
"Under the law, you are not considered a permanent resident. You are considered a guest staying on someone else's property, not a resident of the property, which means you don't get a lot of the rights that come with being a tenant or resident."
A fire broke out at a large homeless camp below the eastbound frontage road of Anderson Lane, between IH-35 and Cameron Road Monday morning.
The once mostly empty lot off U.S. 183 and Montopolis in East Austin has become home to more than 100 people without another place to go.