Increased Investment in Veterans Housing

LISC and NEF Announce Initiative

Bring them Homes: The Veterans Housing InitiativeThe Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) and the National Equity Fund (NEF) have announced that over the next 3 years, they will expand and accelerate their veterans program – Bring them Homes: The Veterans Housing Initiative.

The Veterans Housing Initiative is a successful program that has helped build over 1,200 permanent supportive housing residences for homeless veterans over the past 25 years.

Over the next 3 years this program plans to complete 40 projects that will create an additional 2,500 units of supportive housing to meet the needs of the return of 100,000 new veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

MetLife Foundation, The Home Depot Foundation, and Citi Community Development have already made substantial contributions; others are promising more.

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