In 2019 Austin experimented with a pretty progressive policy on homelessness by allowing camping in some of the city’s public spaces. Now Austin’s mayor, Steve Adler is faced with increasing pressure from some residents and from the state to reinstate it’s camping ban. Come May 1st the decision will be up to the voters.
CORRECTION: At 3:12, a locator incorrectly identifies a location as Portland, OR. The location shown is actually Portland, ME. VICE News regrets the error.
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