Dallas County, Cities Of Dallas And Mesquite Announce $70M Joint Effort To Reduce HomelessnessKnown as Dallas Real Time Rapid Rehousing (DRTRR), the initiative will look to rehouse over 2,600 people experiencing homelessness.
Dallas Family On The Brink Financially While Trying To Protect 'High Risk' Toddler Daughter From COVID-19Trying to maneuver the world during a pandemic, with a child in a COVID-19 high risk group has North Texas parents Jessica Lusk and Dylan Garcia dealing with what they call "unbearable stress."
Fort Worth Meets Social Distancing Requirements, Opens Overflow Homeless ShelterOfficials in Fort Worth say they are doing what they can to keep members of the homeless population safe and housed during the coronavirus pandemic.
DFW Airport Says Homeless No Longer WelcomeThe airport said it's not equipped to serve as a shelter, but will work with partners to relocate the homeless.
Homeless North Texans Seek Warmth, Shelter At DFW Airport On Freezing Night"It’s going to be packed in here, you see how cold it is outside," said Beatrix Cox, who sleeps at the airport with her husband on cold nights.
Dallas Police Break Up Homeless Campsite Nearby Residents Said Was 'Growing Out Of Control'The huge pile of sand under a bridge on Royal Lane is no longer a bed or a bathroom for dozens of homeless people during the last several months.
There Are More Homeless Students In The US Than People Living In DallasThe homeless student population doubled in Texas between 2015 and 2018, increasing to more than 200,000.
Governor Abbott Unveils Plan To Open 5-Acre Homeless Campsite In AustinAfter months of battles over Austin's homeless problem, Governor Abbott unveiled a plan to create a homeless campsite on a five-acre plot of state land.
New Home In Dallas For Once Homeless Seniors Helping Change Lives: 'This Saved My Life'The St. Jude Center opened last August after the Catholic Housing Initiative bought and redeveloped a vacant assisted living facility.
Mesquite Nonprofit Looking To Build Center For Homeless Youth"Sleeping under bridges, and in youth shelters," says Andrew Morris of the Mesquite nonprofit, Raising the Bridge. "It's a big deal going on right now. I really understand what's going on, because I was there."
Apartment's Car Dent Policy Puts Family At Risk Of Homelessness"They're expecting tenants who barely have enough money to make ends meet to invest money in cosmetic damages," tenant Sontlux Sukhavachana said.
Cyndi Lauper Unveils Report On LGBTQ Youth HomelessnessYears before reaching pop music stardom, Cyndi Lauper was down on her luck, broke and homeless. She talked about her experience while unveiling a nationwide report on youth homelessness.
HUD Proposal Could Raise Rents For Poor By 20-PercentThat rent increase is about six times greater than the growth in average hourly earnings, putting the poorest workers at an increased risk of homelessness.
North Texas Middle School Building Compassion Into CurriculumIt is not exactly sugar plums and presents, and school leaders say that is the assignment's intent: urging the students to think about the causes and consequences of homelessness.
Homeless Man Found Dead After Flash Flood In DentonA homeless man drowned in Denton after fast-moving water, from a flash flood, swept him away. Denton firefighters say several men were swept away when a flash flood hit Sunday afternoon.