Generate Hope (Saving Ukrainian Families)
House the Homeless, Inc. is working with Ukrainian Partnership Foundation and WeCare. People in these organizations are risking their lives to get food and blankets to the devastated people of Ukraine.
Annual HTH HUGSS Thermals Party
Annual party for persons experiencing homelessness including backpacks filled with winter essentials, a hot lunch, and entertainment by The Rockin’ Gospel Band. Winter essentials such as Hats, Under-Thermals, Gloves, Scarves, Socks (HUGSS).
901 Trinity St | 12-2 p.m.
volunteers welcome earlier
Available where books are sold!
In Short Stories in a Long Journey, Richard R. Troxell provides resources, decades of stories, and details of his local and national efforts to End and Prevent Homelessness.
Richard R. Troxell created Universal Living Wage campaign over two decades ago to index minimum wages based on the cost of housing wherever a person works so they can afford basic housing; and he added a solution for those who cannot work; i.e. increase the social security stipend for those who cannot work.
30th Annual HtH Memorial Service
Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022 at our historical town lake site in Austin, Texas.
House the Homeless, Inc., founded in 1989, is the oldest, all volunteer, action organization in Texas working to prevent and end homelessness. Our mission is education and advocacy around issues of homelessness. Our goal is prevention and doable solutions, including how to end to economic homelessness here and across the nation. HtH considers all homeless and formerly homeless individuals to be members of this 501 (c)(3) tax-exempt non-profit corporation. We strive to ensure that the makeup of our Board of Directors generally not fall below 50% of individuals who were formerly homeless or are currently experiencing homelessness.
Events & Days of Action
Read the Stories & Take Action
Take Action Now! Support Housing as Infrastructure
In the next two weeks, please urge your US Senator (202) 224-3121 to support housing as infrastructure with a generous contribution to the Build Back Better initiative going to the development of affordable housing. House the Homeless is a...
Presenting before the US Conference of Catholic Bishops – Basilica Statue Project
Please wish us well and keep us in your prayers as Sylvia and I head back to Washington DC. On the way there, we will detour to Baltimore Maryland. We have been invited to present before the US Conference of Catholic Bishops. On this Sunday, November 14th, I will...
Open Letter to President Biden 6-18-21
Vote NO on Prob B
All Austin voters have a choice to make in the coming weeks. The Ending Community Homelessness Coalition (ECHO) is asking you to make the humane, evidence-based, right choice: Vote NO on Prop B. Prop B would make it a crime for people living in...
House the Homeless Pocket Resource Guide — Updates and Distribution 2021!
Created by Richard R. Troxell as a House the Homeless, Inc. project in 1989, the HtH Plastic Pocket Resource Guide is designed to equip persons experiencing homelessness with easily understood information on what, where, when and how resources (food, shelter,...
Interesting Housing Ideas
This week we turn from regretting the current housing situation to exploring a couple of intriguing ideas. For CityLab.com, Kriston Capps articulated one of America’s frequently-asked questions: There’s vacant property everywhere, and there are homeless people...
Back Story Details
The homeless tell us that they feel invisible The Home Coming is a project to create life-sized bronze sculptures to complement and humanize the Homeless Memorial which has existed in on Auditorium Shores on Lady Bird Lake, Austin, Texas for over two decades. The...
The Journey to Create the Homecoming
Richard R. Troxell, president and CEO of House the Homeless, Inc. has taken a step to put a “face” on homelessness when he conceived of and first sculpted his miniature statues (see description and photos below) of a Veteran and his daughter having a chance encounter...
The Homecoming Project
The Homecoming is a project of House the Homeless, Inc. (HTH), an all volunteer educational and advocacy groupfounded in Austin, TX in 1989. Our mission is education and advocacy surrounding all issues of homelessness. We consider all homeless and formerly homeless...
Preliminary Homeless Veterans in Action Budget draft
Click here Homeless-Veterans-in-Action to read more about a new collaboration between House the Homeless! Inc., Millennium Health Center, Inc., Angel Warriors Project, and Community First! Village to address traumatic brain injuries, TBI, in homeless Veterans. ...