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.
From the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles' newsletter:
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.
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.
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).
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.
From Affirmed Housing's press release:
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.
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.