Austin is phasing out and banning short-term rentals, causing some owners to fight back. Other homeowners will be glad to see them go. In East Austin, this type of rental property is mixed in with regular homeowners
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Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick speaks during a news conference at the Texas Republican Convention on May 13, 2016, in Dallas. There is a "bathroom bill" proposal in the Texas legislature that could require transgender Texans to use the restroom which corresponds to the gender on their birth certificate.