Last Updated on December 25, 2020
Could these Texas solutions help Salt Lake’s homeless? A look at the ‘most talked about neighborhood’ in the country
AUSTIN, Texas — The two settings are dramatic opposites.
One is a state-sanctioned tent city, tucked — practically hidden — away in an industrial area just north of the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. Tents, tarps, makeshift fences made out of pallets and port-a-potties sit on a hot slab of asphalt.
The other is a master planned tiny home village, built on the outskirts of southeast Austin. Tiny homes of all shapes and sizes line curved, paved roads and sidewalks, adorned with manicured lawns, gardens and patio areas.
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