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Which Three States Have Ended Veteran Homelessness?

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has announced new data on veteran homelessness. See what the report had to say about the states and communities that are ending veteran homelessness.

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Using Taxes to Fight Urban Blight

Vacant lots can lead to urban blight and increased crime rates, which is why some cities are taking action. See how communities are leveraging taxes to combat blight and create affordable housing.

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Preventing Homelessness Among the Young

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has announced that it will give $43 million towards youth projects to 11 communities around the country. The grants come through HUD's Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program and are earmarked for “a ...

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Fighting Homelessness With Furnished Homes

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Humble Design, a nonprofit that works to provide donated home furnishings and decorating services for families and veterans emerging from homelessness, is set to expand into the San Diego market. With an estimated 8,500 homeless individuals in the region, here’s how the organization is looking to make a difference.

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Wells Fargo Grants Support Sustainable Housing for Veterans

The Wells Fargo Housing Foundation awarded the grants as part of its third annual VeteranWINS grant program, supporting community-based nonprofits focused on addressing homelessness, rehab, and transitional housing for veterans.

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Tiny Homes Could Help the Homeless

Earlier this year, HUD Secretary Ben Carson announced an award of $2 billion in support of thousands of local housing and service programs across the U.S. This year’s installment of the annual HUD Continuum of Care grants will assist more ...

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HUD’s Carson: ‘We Know How to End Homelessness’

The Department of Housing and Urban Development on Thursday announced an award of $2 billion in support of thousands of local housing and service programs across the U.S. This year’s installment of the annual HUD Continuum of Care grants will ...

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HUD Secretary on Homelessness: “It’s Everybody’s Problem”

On a single night, 553,742 people experience homelessness in the U.S., according to the 2017 national estimate by HUD. Despite the most severe numbers appearing in Los Angeles and New York City, Secretary Carson urged, “It’s everybody’s problem.”

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Nation Takes Aim at Veteran Homelessness

With nearly 40,000 American veterans homeless, the nation is finally starting to take notice. From new bills and big housing projects to events across the nation, parties from all over are taking at aim at veteran homelessness. The Five Star Institute’s upcoming Military Heroes Keys for Life event is just one such effort.

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