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Veteran Homelessness

Local agencies throughout the state and the U.S. have combined forces and leveraged increased federal funding to significantly reduce homelessness among Ohio veterans in recent years. This demonstrates that it is possible to end homelessness when policymakers invest sufficient resources and communities collaborate effectively to maximize their impact….

…Total veteran homelessness in Ohio decreased more than 21% from 2015 to 2016 and several regions around the state are expected to declare their homeless veteran population has reached “functional zero” in 2017.

 

More info: Gongwer News Service Article, Aug. 8, 2016

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs http://www.va.gov/homeless/

U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness https://www.usich.gov/goals/veterans

National Alliance to End Homelessness’s Ending Veteran Homelessness Map http://www.endhomelessness.org/library/entry/ssvf-surge-map

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