January 30, 2014

HUD and VA reach out to D.C. homeless community, Veterans

Cross posted from the Department of Veterans Affairs On Wednesday night, Jan. 29, hundreds of volunteers walked the streets of Washington, D.C., in search of the city’s homeless. The goal was to find and count as many of them as possible in order to get a snapshot – a “point-in-time” count – of the current […]

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December 30, 2013

Veterans Housed in Time for the New Year

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Several veterans in Philadelphia have received the ultimate gift to end the year—a place to call home. The Philadelphia Housing Authority and a local property owner worked around the clock to quickly house three veterans before 2013 came to an end. “Being part of the process, especially during this time of the year, makes the […]

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August 29, 2013

HUD-VASH Gives Homeless Veteran Hope for Housing and Better Future

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The HUD Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) program is a relatively new cross agency initiative that helps homeless veterans by offering them not only housing, but also supportive services.  These supportive services offer the type of assistance that many chronically homeless veterans need to overcome the obstacles that have led them, and sometimes their families, […]

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July 26, 2013

New Interactive Web-based Application Provides Easy Access to Critical Information on Homelessness Nationwide

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The Homelessness Analytics Initiative, one of the Department’s Open Government flagship initiatives, provides users with easy access to national, state, and local data about homelessness among both veterans and the general population, including risk and protective factors, support services and resources. In the spirit of transparency, public engagement, and collaboration, the U.S. Departments of Veterans […]

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