Veterans Homelessness Prevention Demonstration Program

The Veterans Homelessness Prevention Demonstration Program (VHPD) is to explore ways for the Federal Government to offer early intervention homelessness prevention, primarily to veterans returning from wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

The authorizing statutory language for the VHPD acknowledges the

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increasing number of female veterans, veterans with families especially with a single head of household, as well as those from the National Guard and Reserve who are being discharged from the military and whose unique needs should be more closely examined.

It is anticipated that this demonstration program will provide an opportunity to understand the unique needs of this new cohort of veterans, and will support efforts to identify, reach, and assist them to regain and maintain housing stability.
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Examples of Funded Projects

Fiscal Year 2009: Selected grantees must have the requisite experience in working with VA-funded programs and DOL-funded programs.

Fiscal Year 2010: Selected grantees must have the requisite experience in working with VA-funded programs and DOL-funded programs.

Fiscal Year 2011: Selected grantees must have the requisite experience in working with VA-funded programs and DOL-funded programs.


Agency - Department of Housing and Urban Development

The Department of Housing and Urban Development's mission is to increase homeownership, support community development and increase access to affordable housing free from discrimination. HUD fulfills this mission through high ethical standards, management and accountability, and by forming partnerships with community organizations.

Office - See Regional Agency Offices.

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