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VA partnership provides community organizations with path to support homeless Veterans

Military Outreach USA, a partner of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), recently launched a program to encourage communities to connect with local VA facilities and help VA provide support to homeless or recently homeless Veterans and their families.

OBAMA ADMINISTRATION ANNOUNCES NEARLY 50-PERCENT DECLINE IN VETERAN HOMELESSNESS

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), and the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) today announced the number of veterans experiencing homelessness in the United States has been cut nearly in half since 2010.  The data revealed a 17-percent decrease in veteran homelessness between January 2015 and January 2016—quadruple the previous year’s annual decline—and a 47-percent decrease since 2010

Senate Passes Homeless Veterans Services Protection Act

Just now, the United States Senate passed S.1731, the “Homeless Veterans Services Protection Act” which will protect the eligibility for VA homeless services of homeless veterans with “Other Than Honorable” (OTH) discharges

HUD AND VA LAUNCH NEW DEMONSTRATION TO PROVIDE PERMANENT HOMES FOR NATIVE AMERICAN VETERANS...

For the first time ever, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) are launching a demonstration program to offer a permanent home and supportive services to Native American Veterans who are experiencing or at risk of experiencing homelessness. The Tribal HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (Tribal HUD-VASH) Program will combine $4 million in rental assistance from HUD with case management and clinical services provided by VA to serve approximately 600 Native American Veterans.

CONSTRUCTION BEGINS ON PERMANENT HOUSING FOR HOMELESS VETERANS IN DANVILLE

Dr. Jacobsen Patient, Cloydia Larimore 1/23/14(DANVILLE, Ill.) – Mercy Housing Lakefront, Danville Housing Authority, and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs joined with community members and supporters to celebrate the ground breaking of new permanent supportive housing for homeless veterans.

Breaking the Cycle of Incarceration and Homelessness Among Veterans

There is a high prevalence of criminal justice system-involvement among Veterans experiencing homelessness, with some estimates indicating that as many as one-half of all Veterans experiencing homelessness are involved in the justice system. Strategies to end Veteran homelessness must therefore also encompass efforts to address and reduce justice system involvement.

$35 Million in job training grants will help more than 16,000 veterans overcome homelessness...

U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez announced today the award of more than $35 million in grants to provide an estimated 16,000 veterans with job-driven training for in-demand jobs to help them successfully transition from homelessness to sustainable housing and good civilian jobs.

VA Launches Community-Based Employment Service for Homeless Veterans

The Department of Veterans Affairs today announced a new employment program aimed at helping job-ready Veterans exiting homelessness, and those on the brink of homelessness, gain stable and long-term employment.

Housing Instability Among our Nation’s Veterans

WASHINGTON, D.C. - November 27, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- According to Housing Instability Among Our Nation’s Veterans, a study released Nov. 12 by the National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) 1.5 million veteran households suffered from severe housing cost burden in 2011, spending more than 50% of their income on housing. There were also significant disparities among veteran households, with veteran households headed by a racial minority, females, and those with a disability more likely to be cost burdened than their counterparts.

VA and HUD Announce Twenty-Four Percent Reduction in Veterans’ Homelessness since 2010

WASHINGTON, D.C. - November 22, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Housing and Urban Development today announced that a new national report shows a 24 percent reduction in homelessness among Veterans since 2010.

New Report Reveals Housing Instability Among Our Nation’s Veterans

WASHINGTON, D.C. - November 12, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- According to Housing Instability Among Our Nation’s Veterans, a report released today by the National Low Income Housing Coalition, 1.5 million veteran households suffered from severe housing cost burden in 2011, spending more than 50% of their income on housing. There were also significant disparities among veteran households, with veteran households headed by a racial minority, females, and those with a disability more likely to be cost burdened than their counterparts.

Cramer: House Passes Funding for Veterans Administration During Shutdown

WASHINGTON, D.C. - October 4, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today Congressman Kevin Cramer voted to ensure veterans services continue to be funded during the current federal government shutdown. The measure passed by the House of Representatives funds the...

Congressman Henry Cuellar presents over $800k in Federal Funds to the Frank Tejeda Veterans...

Floresville, TX - September 25, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- On Tuesday, September 24th,Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) presented $826,127 in federal funds to the Frank Tejeda Veterans’ Home in Floresville.

Collins, King Announce $419,557 Grant for Scarborough Veterans Home

WASHINGTON, D.C. - September 23, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King today announced that the Department of Veterans Affairs has awarded $419,557 in federal grant funding to the State Veterans Home in Scarborough. The ...

DOL Awards $5 Million in Grants to Help 1,900 Homeless Female Veterans and Veterans...

WASHINGTON, D.C. - August 6, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Department of Labor’s Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (DOL-VETS) today announced the award of 22 grants, totaling more than $5 million, to provide about 1,900 homeless female veterans and veterans with families with job training to help them succeed in civilian careers. The grants are being awarded under the department’s Homeless Female Veterans and Veterans with Families Program.

Feinstein, Waxman, Yaroslavsky Announce Additional Services for Homeless Veterans in Los Angeles

WASHINGTON, D.C. - August 2, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Sen. Dianne Feinstein, Rep. Henry A. Waxman, and Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky today announced that Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) Eric Shinseki has made a commitment to fund a...

Hawaii to Receive More Than $2 Million to Help Homeless, At-Risk Veterans

WASHINGTON, D.C. - July 12, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Representative Colleen Hanabusa (HI-01), member of the House Armed Services Committee, announced that Hawaii will be receiving more than $2 million in grant awards from the U.S. Department of ...

U.S. REP. RON BARBER WELCOMES $3.3 MILLION TO HELP HOMELESS VETERANS IN SOUTHERN ARIZONA

TUCSON - July 12, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Rep. Ron Barber today welcomed an announcement that homeless and at-risk veterans and their families will benefit from nearly $3.3 million in grants awarded to three Tucson organizations by the U.S. Dep...

REP. MIKE THOMPSON ANNOUNCES $238,000 GRANT TO AID AND SUPPORT TO SONOMA COUNTY VETERANS

Washington, DC - July 1, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Mike Thompson (CA-05) today announced a $238,000 federal grant that will provide Sonoma County veterans with job training, job placement, housing and other services. The grant, provided th...

Costa Urges Administration to Help Merced Homeless Veterans

Washington, DC - June 25, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Rep. Jim Costa urged the U.S. Secretaries of Housing and Urban Development and Veterans Affairs to prioritize Merced County in their consideration for grants to support homeless veterans. The Housing...

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Distinctive Single-Family Homes in Costa Mesa Win Design Award

International award-winning KTGY Architecture + Planning is pleased to announce that KTGY’s excellence in residential design and planning has been recognized by the Building Industry Association’s (BIA) Greater Sales and Marketing Council’s 2018 SoCal Awards program. Vitae in Costa Mesa received the SoCal Award for “Best Design Detached Home Under 2,000 SF.” This year’s competition drew more than 500 entries.

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Number of Real Estate Teams is Growing, NAR Survey Finds

Teams are becoming more common in the real estate industry as an increasing number of Realtors®, members of the National Association of Realtors®, consider themselves a member of a real estate team, according to a new survey by NAR.