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Many low-income families and persons experiencing homelessness have debt to the utility companies, which are now barriers to their ability to securing housing. Would you support increasing debt forgiveness programs for 3-4 years to help more people access housing? (Y/N/Explain)

Amit Motwani

City Council, District 3

Yes. Pragmatically, we don’t want to increase the homelessness problem. Morally, it’s the right thing to do, and I’d be embarrassed as I know most in Austin would to say I supported otherwise.