Veterans Affairs Hearing on Homeless Programs

Experts Emphasize Success of Programs

Veterans Affairs Hearing on Homeless ProgramsOn September 13, 2013, the Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity of the House Veterans Affairs Committee held a hearing to review the performance of the Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program and the Veterans Retraining Assistance Program.

The importance and success of the programs were emphasized throughout the hearing.

Click here to read testimony or view a webcast of the hearing.

Click here to read a submission for the record from the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans (NCHV).

In their testimony, NCHV formally indicated its support for the following three bills:

  • H.R. 4079, Rep. David McKinley’s “Safe Housing for Homeless Veterans Act.”
  • H.R. 3723, Rep. Bobby Schilling’s “Enhanced Veteran Healthcare Experience Act of 2011.”
  • H.R. 1460, Rep. Bill Owens’ bill to provide for automatic enrollment of veterans returning from combat zones into the VA medical system.