HUD, VA give more vouchers to help veterans
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs started a third round of HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing funding to local public housing agencies across the U.S., the company said in a press release.
Additionally, since 2008, a total of 58,250 vouchers have been awarded through HUD-VASH and 43,371 formerly homeless veterans are currently in homes of their own.
“Our nation’s veterans have sacrificed and given up so much for our freedom so it is our responsibility to do whatever we can to make sure they are taken care of,” said HUD Secretary Donovan. “These vouchers are vital to helping America end veterans’ homelessness one veteran at a time. I look forward to continue working with Secretary Shinseki and the Department of Veterans Affairs to target assistance to our homeless veterans. ”