$3.7 million awarded to Housing Commission to house military veterans (San Diego Housing Commission)
From ABC 10 News San Diego:
Sen. Dianne Feinstein announced today that the San Diego Housing Commission will receive nearly $4 million in federal funding to help homeless military veterans find housing.
The Housing Commission will receive a nearly $3.8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing program.
HACLA Expands Partnership with LAUSD to Provide Section 8 Vouchers to Homeless Families (Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles)
From the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles' newsletter:
State receives $2.3 million to help house veterans: Vancouver Housing Authority to get $386K
From The Columbian:
U.S. Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., announced $2.3 million in statewide funding to house veterans through the HUD-VA Supportive Housing Program, better known as VASH, on Tuesday.
The program combines rental assistance from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development with the Department of Veterans Affairs’ case management and clinical services. Vancouver Housing Authority was awarded $385,740 for the program, which started in 2008.
City Opening ‘One-Stop’ Housing Navigation Center for the Homeless (San Diego Housing Commission)
From the Times of San Diego:
The City of San Diego will debut a first-of-its-kind “one-stop shop” of services and resources for people experiencing homelessness Monday morning in East Village.
Federal dollars will help homeless vets find affordable, stable housing (Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority & Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority)
From WFXR News:
Federal funding to help homeless veterans find affordable and stable housing in our area is included in the congressional bipartisan budget deal.
The dollars will fund a partnership program between the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).
Senator Patty Murray Introduces AHEAD Act to Promote PHA, School Partnerships
On Tuesday, December 10, U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) introduced the Affordable Housing for Educational Achievement Demonstration (AHEAD) Act, legislation intended to encourage public housing authorities and school districts to work together to address child and family homelessness through a federal grant program.
Affirmed Housing Grand Opens 160 Affordable Apartment Homes in San Diego (San Diego Housing Commission)
From Affirmed Housing's press release:
Temporary Homeless Shelter at Capitol Park Hotel Reaches Milestone Serving Over 100 Guests (Sacramento Housing & Redevelopment Agency)
From the Sacramento Housing & Redevelopment Agency's newsletter:
Since opening on September 6th as a temporary shelter at the Capitol Park Hotel on 9th Street, 110 homeless residents who had been living on the street in Sacramento’s downtown and midtown areas have accepted housing at the shelter and are receiving assistance in finding permanent housing.
Housing Hope: Affordable housing proposal to address homelessness (Oklahoma City Housing Authority)
From The Oklahoman:
When it comes to addressing homelessness, service providers believe Oklahoma City is at a tipping point.
Housing costs are rising. Serious mental health disorders are a continuing problem. Substance abuse plagues communities. Social services are strapped for funding.