San Diego Housing Commission Awarded 50 Supportive Housing Vouchers for Homeless Veterans
San Diego, Calif., on July 7,2016 (John Fredricks/The Epoch Times)
SAN DIEGO– The San Diego Housing Commission was granted 50 extra Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH) coupons by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to assist pay lease for veterans experiencing homelessness in the city, it was revealed Dec. 23.
Those veterans will likewise get helpful services from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
” More VASH coupons suggest more chances to assist veterans move from the streets or shelters into long-term rental houses of their own with the encouraging services they require,” stated Richard C. Gentry, president and CEO of the San Diego Housing Commission.
” The San Diego Housing Commission anticipates continuing to work together with the [Veterans Affairs] San Diego Healthcare System to have a favorable effect on the lives of those who served our nation however are having a hard time to manage today.”
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development granted the coupons with an approximated yearly worth of over $620,000 Consisting of the brand-new coupons, the department has actually granted 1,285 VASH coupons to the San Diego Housing Commission considering that 2008, accoridng to a real estate commission declaration.