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House the Homeless is the oldest NPO in Texas dealing with issues of preventing & ending homelessness.
All volunteer with minimal operating costs.
Founder: Richard R. Troxell, House the Homeless National Education Director.

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.

All proceeds benefit persons experiencing homelessness.

Livable Incomes

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.

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HtH News Fall 2020

Board Confirmations/Elections: Co-founder Cecilia Blanford elected as President/Treasurer; Will Hyatt, Chaplain & Vice-President Public Relations; Blythe Plunkett, Secretary. Member-at-Large appointments: Greg Gibson, Kevyn Meagher and JoAnn Koepke. Richard R....

Housing Now Legislative Campaign

"Housing is a basic human right. Homelessness is not inevitable. We can do better.  Designed to reenergize local, state, and national advocacy, Housing NOW! 2020 provides a platform for advocates to come together to demand a significant increase in federal funding...

Come to the Home Coming in Austin on May 18

It all started in 2013, when the Board of Directors of House the Homeless happened to be talking about how good art can start conversations. Co-founder and President Richard R. Troxell had an idea about how to put a positive face on homelessness — with a sculpture of...

Women and Veterans in the News

In The Home Coming sculpture group, the male figure also represents veterans (and of course there are female veterans too). Then, there is a woman who also represents the elderly and people of color; and a young girl who also stands in for boy children, equally...