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Texas’ homeless struggle as public camping is criminalized

Amid a housing affordability crisis, cities across the U.S. have been struggling with their unsheltered populations. Two years ago, Austin, Texas, decriminalized activities related to homelessness. But this year, citizens voted to re-criminalize them — as the state banned public camping. For our “Searching for Justice” series, Stephanie Sy reports on what these efforts mean for the unhoused.

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