November 11, 2011

Today and every day, we remember

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Growing up in a military family, I always knew that I would join the military one day.  Following in the footsteps of my uncles, I proudly served my country then separated from the United States Air Force after 11 years.  Thanks to the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) Vocational Rehabilitation program, I was able to […]

October 28, 2011

A Look inside Veteran’s Homelessness

Today, HUD and VA jointly released the second annual Veteran’s Annual Homelessness Assessment Report (AHAR), which assesses the nation’s homeless veteran population. HUD and VA use this information in their work to end veteran’s homelessness through the Obama Administration’s Federal Strategic Plan, Opening Doors. Opening Doors is an unprecedented federal strategy to end veteran and […]

April 29, 2011

HUD Announces Historic Level of Funding

This week, Secretary Donovan awarded more than $216 million in homeless assistance funding to nearly 700 new programs around the country. HUD awarded $26 million more than last year’s grants and, combined with $1.4 billion in renewal funding announced earlier this year, the Department has awarded the most homelessness assistance funds ever.    “These funds arrive […]