Affordable Housing, Community Development, Homelessness, State News, Supportive Housing

HUD and VA Announce $38 Million to Fund Supportive Housing for Veterans

 

On June 2, 2016, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Department of Veterans (VA) announced plans to award approximately $400,000 to the state of Connecticut to support its effort in preventing and ending Veteran homelessness. This funding is part of a total $38 million that will be allocated through the HUD-Veterans Supportive Housing program (HUD-VASH) that provides rental assistance from HUD and supportive services from the VA. The grant will provide 5,269 in new vouchers to help veterans experiencing homelessness find a permanent home. In Connecticut, 43 vouchers will be distributed to the following agencies.

  • Connecticut Department of Housing: 29 vouchers
  • West Haven Housing Authority: 9 vouchers
  • Hartford Housing Authority: 5 vouchers

Click here to read Governor Malloy’s press release. 

Click here to read HUD’s press release. 

 
 

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