Hearing Set for January 10th
On January 10, 2014, a congressional briefing, “Addressing Homelessness and Housing Instability among Our Nation’s Veterans,” will be held at 10 am in room 418 Russell Senate office building. RSVP to Ian Lisman or 202-942-8257.
The hearing is sponsored by:
- Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP)
- National Alliance to End Homelessness (NAEH)
- National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC)
The Alliance has launched a campaign, Never Another Homeless Veteran, to build public support to end veteran homelessness.
According to Housing Instability Among Our Nation’s Veterans, 1.5 million veteran households suffered from severe housing cost burden in 2011, spending more than 50% of their income on housing. In NJ 80% of ELI Veteran Households are Severely Cost burdened.