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Historic Milwaukee Soldiers Home restored to serve veterans and their families facing homelessness (Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee)

4.22.21

From WTMJ Milwaukee:

The Victorian Gothic Old Main building on the Milwaukee Soldiers Home campus has a new but familiar purpose more than 150 years after it first opened to house Civil War veterans.

"Here in 2021, we're fulfilling the mission of putting veterans and families into a home who are either homeless or at risk of being homeless. So this is a great win not only for the City of Milwaukee but for the state of Wisconsin," said Eduardo Garza, President/CEO of the Center for Veterans Issues.

Opinion: Center for veterans is worth all the time and effort (Yakima Housing Authority)

4.7.21

From the Yakima Herald:

In 2016, when interested parties first floated the idea of a veterans housing project at the old Marine Corps Reserve armory in Yakima, they knew it would take years. But they also were confident that time and toil spent on the project would pay off. Veterans were worth the effort.

For homeless kids in crisis, new Eastside Tacoma facility can be ‘transformational’ (Tacoma Housing Authority)

10.7.20

From The News Tribune:

The facility is a significant upgrade.

Tucked into a secluded wooded backdrop near Tacoma Housing Authority’s Salishan development, Arlington Drive Crisis Residential Center — which opened in June — represents a major improvement for Pierce County’s efforts to curb youth homelessness, and in particular for the kids who depend on it.

WinnDevelopment starts work on veterans apartment community (New Jersey Dept. of Community Affairs)

10.7.20

From Real Estate Weekly:

WinnDevelopment has begun work on a $23 million apartment community for veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces.

The Gordon H. Mansfield Veterans Village in Tinton Falls, NJ, will feature a four-story building with 70 one-bedroom apartments that will be available at a range of income levels.

New housing for the homeless opens in Salt Lake City, and it’s named after the state’s 'Mother Teresa’ (Housing Authority of Salt Lake City)

10.7.20

From The Salt Lake Tribune:

One woman’s restless, decadeslong quest to lift up homeless Utahns led to the opening Tuesday of a brand new living center on Salt Lake City’s west side.

Pamela Atkinson, dubbed the state’s version of Mother Teresa for her lifelong work, said that since last April’s groundbreaking for the five-story apartment complex to be known as Pamela’s Place, people she assists daily on the streets have kept her updated on its progress.

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