There’s no formalized way to count a homeless population and counties might have changed the way they count, or even who they count as homeless.
We fully agree that HUD-VASH has worked. Why can’t we have HUD-VASH for everyone who is homeless not just veterans? It is a best practice that works and could prevent and end homelessness!
HUD issued PIH Notice 2013-15 (HA) to provide Public Housing Agencies (PHAs) with strategies for housing individuals and families experiencing homelessness through the Housing Choice Voucher program.
On August 21st, the NJ Department of Community Affairs was awarded 15 new VASH vouchers valued at $133,011. The Philadelphia VA Medical Center will provide supportive services.
Despite the worst recession in decades, the number of families living on the street or in homeless programs at a point in time has remained steady.