February 11, 2011

THE SHAME OF VETERAN HOMELESSNESS

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Hispanic and African American Vets at greater risk of living on the streets/shelters Our guest blogger today is Mark Johnston, HUD Deputy Assistant Secretary for Special Needs Programs For the first time ever, HUD and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) published the most comprehensive analysis of the extent of homelessness among American veterans.  According to […]

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February 10, 2011

Veterans more likely to be homeless, study says

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Military veterans are much more likely to be homeless than other Americans, according to the government’s first in-depth study of homelessness among former servicemembers. About 16% of homeless adults in a one-night survey in January 2009 were veterans, though vets make up only 10% of the adult population. Read more on USAToday.com

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