Mayor Vincent C. Gray Announces Furniture Donation Program for Veterans and Families Transitioning To...
WASHINGTON, DC - July 27, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Mayor Vincent C. Gray and D.C. Office of Veterans Affairs (OVA) Director Matt Cary today announced a furniture-donation program for homeless veterans and their families who live in the District.
Sen. Brown Announces Federal Resources to Prevent Homelessness Among Cuyahoga County Veterans
WASHINGTON, D.C. - July 26, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) today announced that Mental Health Services for Homeless Persons, Inc. in Cleveland has received federal resources to prevent homelessness among at-risk Cuyahog...
VA Launches New Prevention Initiative to Serve 22,000 Veteran Families at Risk of Homelessness
WASHINGTON, DC - July 26, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki announced today the award of nearly $60 million in homeless prevention grants that will serve approximately 22,000 homeless and at-risk Veteran families as part of the new Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program. This initial $60 million award will serve Veteran families at 85 non-profit community agencies in 40 states and the District of Columbia under VA’s new homeless prevention initiative.
Reed Announces Nearly $115,000 to Help Homeless Vets
WASHINGTON, DC - July 15, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senator Jack Reed (D-RI) today announced that Rhode Island will receive $114,275 in federal funding to provide housing assistance to homeless veterans
News Releases HOMELESS VETERANS: Senator Murray Announces Funding for Public Housing Authorities in Washington...
Washington, D.C. - July 14, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), Chairman of the Senate Housing Appropriations Subcommittee and the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee, announced that a total of 175 housing vouchers w...
HUD, VA to Provide Permanent Housing, Case Management to Nearly 700 Homeless Veterans
WASHINGTON, DC - June 14, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric K. Shinseki announced today that HUD will provide $5.4 million to public housing authorities in 18 states to supply permanent housing and case management for 676 homeless Veterans in America. This is the fourth and final round of the FY 2010 Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing Program (HUD-VASH) funding to support homeless Veterans
VA to Expand Housing for Homeless Veterans and Their Families
WASHINGTON, DC - June 9, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) continues to develop housing opportunities for homeless and at-risk Veterans by adding 34 VA locations across the country. This strategy will increase the Department’s available beds by over 5,000. VA currently has 15,000 transitional beds available to homeless Veterans.
Grant funding available from US Labor Department for workforce investment boards, organizations to provide...
WASHINGTON, DC - June 8, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis today announced a competition for grants totaling more than $5 million through the U.S. Department of Labor's Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program to provide approximately 3,000 homeless veterans with job training and other services to help them succeed in civilian careers
VA Announces Disaster Assistance After Tornado Outbreaks
WASHINGTON, DC - May 17, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today that special disaster assistance may be available to Veterans with VA-guaranteed home loans who have been affected by recent tornados in the South. Veterans living in the designated disaster areas in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Mississippi and Tennessee may receive mortgage assistance through their loan servicers
National Alliance to End Homelessness Deplores High Rate of Homelessness among Veterans
Washington, DC - February 11, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- A report released today on veteran homelessness again points out that veterans are at disproportionately high risk of homelessness. The report, the most accurate assessment of the scope of the problem to date, provides an important benchmark for national efforts to solve this problem
Provider Groups Sought for Applications, Training
WASHINGTON, DC - December 16, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- A homeless-prevention program by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), which seeks to help Veterans and families who are on the verge of becoming homeless, has moved closer to implementation. The program marks the first time that VA will fund services for the spouses and children of Veterans at risk of becoming homeless.
Federal Government Holds Forum on Homeless Veterans
WASHINGTON, DC - December 8, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- More than 400 participants from across the country are expected to take part in a two-day national forum on ending homelessness among Veterans by strengthening preventative measures and collaboration among government and private-sector organizations.
VICE PRESIDENT BIDEN ANNOUNCES NEW INITIATIVES TO HELP HOMEOWNERS, VETERANS, AND WORKERS ACCESS LEGAL...
WASHINGTON, DC - November 22, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- At a Middle Class Task Force event today, co-hosted by the Department of Justice’s Access to Justice Initiative, Vice President Biden announced a series of steps designed to help middle class and low-income families secure their legal rights. These actions include strengthening foreclosure mediation programs, helping veterans secure the legal help they need, and making it easier for workers to find a qualified attorney when they believe their rights have been violated.