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Can HUD-VASH Help End Veterans’ Homelessness?
National Alliance to End Homelessness
Federal Policy Brief | July 28, 2009
Files: Can HUD-VASH Help End Veterans' Homelessness? (PDF | 220 KB | 3 pages) Chart of HUD-VASH Progress through June 2009 (PDF | 185 KB | 1 page)
As VA’s only permanent supportive housing intervention, HUD-VASH must be an integral part of ending homelessness for veterans. This document provides advocates and policymakers with a number of specific areas for improvement and recommendations to improve targeting and administration of HUD-VASH in the service of homeless veterans.
Issues examined in the brief include:
For each topic, the brief presents two to three recommendations for addressing the challenges posed by the HUD-VASH program.
The brief makes the following broad conclusions:
Accompanying the brief is a chart showing progress made through June 2009 with the HUD-VASH program.
Click here to download the full brief.