Klobuchar Statement on Decline in Number of Homeless Veterans
WASHINGTON, D.C. – December 14, 2012 – (RealEstateRama) — U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar today released a statement on the decline in the number of homeless veterans. According to a new report released by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the number of homeless veterans in the U.S. dropped by seven percent this year. Klobuchar recently passed legislation to help fight homelessness among veterans. The Helping Our Homeless Veterans Act improves homeless services outreach to rural and underserved urban veterans. Specifically, it strengthens an existing program that provides chronically homeless veterans with housing vouchers and case management services, such as help accessing counseling and job training.