Federally Funded Programs
Making a Difference
Based on data from the 2014 Point-in-Time (PIT) Count, veteran homelessness declined 33% (or 24,837 people) since 2010. On one night in January, volunteers conducting the 2014 PIT Count counted a total of 49,933 homeless veterans in America.
- The widespread adoption of evidence-based practices under the Housing First approach and
- The implementation of federal programs like VA’s Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) and the joint HUD-VA Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) voucher programs.
SSVF pays for rapid re-housing for homeless veterans and their families. HUD-VASH has served a total of 74,019 veterans since 2008.
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