Proposition B Passes


This past weekend voters in Austin passed Proposition B reinstating the camping ban that Mayor Adler had made lawful two years before. This bill makes it illegal for people experiencing homelessness to camp in public areas, sit or lie down on the sidewalk, and panhandle at certain locations. In an interview Mayor Adler expressed his concern about where people should go when the new ordinance goes into effect on May 11. As of now there are not enough spaces for everyone, new housing options and more spaces must be made to accommodate the people being moved.