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VA Reverses Course on Proposed Cuts in Veterans Homelessness Programs

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) reversed course this month on a proposal to shift funding targeted to house homeless veterans to be used by local VA hospitals for general service use, after facing opposition. The program, called Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH), combines rental assistance provided by HUD Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers (HCV) … Continue reading VA Reverses Course on Proposed Cuts in Veterans Homelessness Programs

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Report Shows Rise in Homelessness for the First Time in Seven Years

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released the 2017 Annual Homeless Assessment Report to Congress last week, showing that homelessness increased nationwide by almost 1% overall since 2016. Despite the HUD press release saying that “Homelessness Declines in Most Communities with Increases Reported in High-Cost Areas,” this is the first increase in … Continue reading Report Shows Rise in Homelessness for the First Time in Seven Years

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