HUD-VASH Best Practices
Department of Justice Reaches Agreement to Compensate Servicemembers for Wrongful Foreclosures
Agreement Reached as Part of the $25 Billion Federal-State Mortgage Servicing Agreement
Click Here to view the press release.
Veteran Homelessness Reduced By Nearly 12 Percent
On December 13th, 2011, HUD released the 2011 Point In Time (PIT) Count report – revealing a reduction of 8,834 homeless veterans from 2010 to 2011. This report is based on a count of both sheltered and unsheltered homeless veterans in January, 2011. Click here to view the report.
HUD Homeless Veteran Assistance
Connects unemployed veterans to job openings. The Obama Administration partnered with leading job search companies to create a new, easy to use online service that enables employers to “tag” job postings for veterans. Click here to learn more.
Official Release of the 2010 Veteran Annual Homelessness Assessment Report (AHAR)
Homeless Veteran in need of help? Call (877) 4AID VET or (877) 424-3838
The Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) has founded a National Call Center for Homeless Veterans hotline to ensure that homeless Veterans or Veterans at-risk for homelessness have free, 24/7 access to trained counselors. Find out more...
First Lady Michelle Obama Announces Presidential Directive on Military Families
First Lady Michelle Obama announced that President Obama has directed the National Security Staff to lead a new 90-day review to develop a coordinated Federal government-wide approach to supporting and engaging military families. Find out more...
Family, Medical Leave for Family of Service Members
Despite the often exemplary care given at most Veterans Affairs Department medical facilities, sometimes the best care for a wounded warrior comes from a loved one. A provision tucked away in the fiscal 2010 Defense Authorization Act will make it easier for federal employees and other workers to take time off to care for family members injured while on active duty. Find out more...
P8 Enrollment Changes: Are You Eligible?
VA eligibility rules changed Monday, June 15, 2009, making it easier for more Veterans to enroll in VA’s health care system. A web-based calculator is available for Veterans to enter their income information, dependents, and zip code to assess if their income would fall within the income threshold adjustments. Try the calculator
or call the VA’s Health Resource Center at 1-877-222-VETS (8387).