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VA to award more than $30 million in new grants to support formerly homeless...

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The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will award $30 million under the new Grant and Per Diem (GPD) program Oct. 1, to 128 organizations to provide wraparound supportive services to Veterans who were previously homeless or at-risk of losing their housing
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VA hosts initiative that assists in securing financial futures for Veterans, service members and...

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The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs will host the Economic Investment (EI) Initiative: Puget Sound 2019, Aug. 6 – 8 at the South Puget Sound Community College in Olympia, Washington
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VA announces upcoming awards of more than $400M in grants to help Veterans who...

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Thousands of low-income Veterans and their eligible family members will continue to have access to crucial homelessness services as a result of $426 million in grants to be awarded under the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
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VA partnership with Corporation for National Community Service supports older Veterans and their caregivers

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The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently began partnering with the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) to engage Senior Corps volunteers in support of VA’s Choose Home Initiative
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VA joins local officials in celebrating effective end of Veteran homelessness in Lexington, Kentucky

Officials from the departments of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and Veterans Affairs (VA) joined the mayor and representatives of the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Continuum of Care (CoC) on April 25 to celebrate the effective end of Veteran homelessness in Lexington, Kentucky
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VA’s Home Loan Guaranty program notifies Veterans of potential loan fee waivers

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The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced May 13 that Veterans who qualify for a VA Home Loan funding fee waiver are now being notified in their home loan eligibility certificate and disability compensation award letter.
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VA releases health care inspection reports and staffing data for more than 100 Community...

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) began publicly posting, for the first time, health care inspection reports and staffing data for its nursing home system.
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VA publishes interim final rule on cash-out home loans to further protect Veterans

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs announced that it has published an interim final rulerelating to VA-guaranteed cash-out refinance loans to further protect Veteran home-loan borrowers
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Little Rock, Arkansas, becomes latest community to declare effective end to Veteran homelessness

Today, the U.S Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced the recent effective end of Veteran homelessness in the municipality of Little Rock, Arkansas, bringing the U.S. another step closer to ending Veteran homelessness nationwide.
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VA Benefits Chief: “Every Single Veteran Will Be Made Whole”

During a hearing before the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs, VA Under Secretary for Benefits Paul Lawrence delivered the following statement
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Post-9/11 GI Bill Housing Payment Rates Update

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced key changes in the processing of GI Bill benefits payments under the Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017 (Forever GI Bill).
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Trump Administration announces decline in Veteran homelessness

Number of homeless Veterans drops 5.4% since last year and by nearly half since 2010. Veteran homelessness in the U.S. continues to decline, according to a new national estimate announced today by U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson.
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VA announces $200M in funding for Grant and Per Diem Program to support homeless...

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced it plans to provide approximately $200 million in fiscal year 2019 funding to support more than 13,000 transitional housing beds for its Grant and Per Diem (GPD) Program.
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Nearly $700 Million in State Veterans Home Funding Leads to New Construction Projects

Recently the Department of Veterans Affairs announced that it will use $685 million in funding from Congress to fund several State Veterans Home construction projects through the VA State Veterans Home Construction Grant Program

VA Awards More Than $496,000 to Improve IT Infrastructure as Part of ‘Buy vs....

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced the award of a $496,405.35 task order to Favor TechConsulting (FTC) LLC to provide Identity and Access Management (IAM) services to improve and maximize cost savings to VA’s current information technology (IT) infrastructure.
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Veterans Affairs Provides Assistance in Wake of Yountville Tragedy

Our sympathies are with the families, friends and colleagues of Jennifer Gonzales, a psychologist with the San Francisco Department of Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, Pathway Home’s executive director, Christine Loeber and staff therapist Jen Golick killed at The Pathway Home, a private non-profit residential treatment facility located on the Yountville State Veterans Home campus. We have tremendous respect for their unfailing commitment to serve our Veterans during their most challenging times
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Reopening of Lafayette Building in D.C. Highlights VA’s Modernization Efforts

Underscoring a key milestone in VA’s efforts to modernize its infrastructure, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) marked the reopening of its newly renovated Lafayette Building at 811 Vermont Ave., in Washington, D.C., with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the facility Dec. 11.
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Statement by Secretary Shulkin – Homeless Funding

There will be absolutely no change in the funding to support our homeless programs. We will not be shifting any homeless program money to the Choice program. The President has increased VA homeless program funding by $66 million in his fiscal year 2018 budget
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VA to Host 2 Dozen Events Across Country to Reach Homeless and At-risk Veterans

This year, Veterans Day also marks the first day of Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, an annual initiative to educate the public on how they can help fix the critical but solvable problems of homelessness and food insecurity.
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VA, Ginnie Mae Create Task Force to Address Mortgage Refinancing Issue

The Government National Mortgage Association (Ginnie Mae) and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced the formation of the Joint Ginnie Mae – VA Refinance Loan Task Force.

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Top Tips For Buying Your First Home

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Secretary Bernhardt Announces $83.7 Million Construction Award to Continue Work on...

U.S. Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt today announced an $83.7 million construction contract for the Navajo-Gallup Water Supply Project to bring clean and reliable water to tribal and rural communities in northwestern New Mexico