February 28, 2011

HUD’s Work To Tackle Veterans’ Homelessness

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From interviews with HUD staff to a real-life story of a formerly homeless veteran who HUD helped find a home, this video chronicles HUD’s work to end veterans’ homelessness and meet Goal 3 of HUD’s Strategic Plan: Utilize Housing as a Platform for Improving Quality of Life. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kb0pzfAnLI8

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February 22, 2011

The elite serve the homeless at Harvard shelter

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As darkness falls on Harvard Square, students wrapped tight against the freezing cold hustle down icy, red-brick sidewalks and past snow banks, eager to reach the warmth of dorms and libraries. One man, underdressed in a light jacket and baseball hat, paces impatiently at the basement door of the University Lutheran Church. Read more from […]

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1 in 168 Vets Homeless

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Nearly 76,000 veterans were homeless on a given night in 2009 while about 136,000 vets spent at least one night in a shelter that year, according to the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and Veterans Affairs (VA). It is the first time that the federal agencies published an analysis of the extent of […]

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HUD Launches New Quarterly Publication Geared Toward Future Policy Direction

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In an effort to promote a new generation of data-driven and evidence-based policymaking, U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan has unveiled a new quarterly publication intended to inform housing and community development advocates, state and local policymakers, Congress and researchers on new approaches to issues related to housing and community development. Evidence […]

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