The city will try again to order tenants to leave the Stonewall Jackson Hotel because it poses health and safety concerns, officials said Tuesday. But they’ve refused to say why they plan to order tenants to vacate a second time. To read the entire article, click here.
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El Paso City Council will soon discuss a crackdown on “aggressive” beggars. There’s already a fine for begging near traffic, but the city wants to make it illegal to beg for money in such a way that people feel intimidated or threatened, especially near certain locations. To read the entire article, click here.
Twenty-two El Paso programs that help homeless people received a total of $3.7 million from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development on Thursday. The programs are run by a variety of organizations and are a part of the El Paso Coalition for the Homeless. To read the entire article, click here.
Richard Troxell, a Vietnam U.S. Marine veteran, began his quest to end homelessness while living in Philadelphia working as a mortgage foreclosure preventionist. Later, his work with the Legal Services Corporation brought him to Texas, and eventually to Texas RioGrande Legal Aid (TRLA), where he became director for TRLA’s Legal Aid for the Homeless. Today,…