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Study: Coupling Vouchers With Supportive Services Helps Veterans Find Housing

November 10, 2017

A new study affirms the impressive success of the Department of Housing and Urban Development-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) program in helping homeless veterans secure stable, affordable homes while...

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Policymakers Should Expand and Strengthen HUD’s Family Self-Sufficiency Program

October 12, 2017

Congress may soon consider bills to improve and expand the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) program for low-income families that get rental assistance. Senators Roy Blunt, Jack Reed, Tim Scott, and Bob Menendez introduced...

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Trump Budget Eliminates Housing and Community Development Block Grants

June 8, 2017

The President’s 2018 budget for the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) proposes the sweeping elimination of flexible programs that states and localities use to rehabilitate and build affordable rental housing, repair and improve infrastructure such as sewers and roads, promote economic...

Trump Budget Eliminates Housing and Community Development Block Grants

Housing Vouchers Work: Helping Seniors, People with Disabilities Afford Homes That Meet Their Needs

April 13, 2017

This is the next post in our “Housing Vouchers Work” blog series, which provides the latest facts and figures about the Housing Choice Voucher program, the largest rental assistance program to help families with children, working people, seniors, and people with disabilities afford decent, stable housing.

Some 4 million low-income...

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