Testimony A National Commitment to Ending Homelessness among Veterans - Why Affordable Housing Programs Matter
Testimony before the U.S. House Committee on Veterans' Affairs
Mary K. Cunningham
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In this testimony, Mary Cunningham discusses different housing-based interventions that policymakers could adopt to end homelessness among veterans. Increasing HUD-VASH vouchers and tightly targeting them to high need veterans, as well as increasing rapid rehousing programs and affordable housing programs for low-income veterans who are homeless primarily for economic reasons are discussed.
Research Areas Social safety net Housing
Tags Federal housing programs and policies Poverty Homelessness
Policy Centers Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center