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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December 17, 2012

Housing our most vulnerable homeless population

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Homelessness affects thousands of people across our Nation.  Many may think that homelessness is impossible to solve.  Not true.  As long as we come together as a country and combine federal resources with those at the local level, ending homelessness IS within our reach. The 100K Homes Campaign is a grassroots movement bringing communities together […]

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December 10, 2012

HUD’s 2012 Point-in-Time Estimates of Homelessness

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On a single night in January 2012, cities across the country walked through their communities to do a one-night count of their homeless population who live in shelters and on the streets.  This annual point-in-time count aims to measure homelessness over the course of one night every January. Today, HUD reports the results of the […]

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May 7, 2012

Daily Housing News Round-Up

The New Orleans Times-Picayune ran, “new road home initiatives announced by HUD Secretary.” Tomorrow, HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan will testify before the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee at a hearing on expanding refinancing opportunities to improve the housing market. HUD Deputy Assistant Secretary for Special Needs Programs Mark Johnston places as a Samuel […]

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