The HUD-VASH program is a joint program of the Departments of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and Veterans Affairs (VA). Congress should continue to make ending homelessness among veterans a top priority by providing $75 million within HUD and $278 million with VA for new HUD-VASH vouchers in FY 2014, the amount requested in the President’s Budget Proposal to house an estimated 10,000 additional veterans.
Communities are increasingly using homelessness prevention and rapid re-housing to meet the needs of domestic violence survivors. These brief goes over some effective strategies to assist survivors.
This document outlines the key strategies of a Housing First approach – it can help organizations that are planning to use HPRP resources to shift their organization's approach toward a Housing First model.