Update: Oct. 25, 2012 at 9 a.m.:
After airing this story on Monday, listeners have been wondering what happened to the Yount family. The first thing was that a listener drove by the parking lot where they were and gave them a cell phone. Others have called asking for ways in which they can help. KUT now has a way to get in touch with the Younts. If you have any interest in helping them, you can contact KUT.
Original Story posted on KUT.org Oct. 23, 2012 at 5:30 a.m.:
The city of Miami claims to have taken almost half of its homeless population off the streets in the last 10 years. In Austin, where homeless services are stretched to the limit, the City Council is looking for new solutions. Last night, council members met with officials from Miami. The challenges of one local homeless family that is struggling on the streets show how complex the problem can be.