Minnesota Cities Vow to End Homelessness among Veterans


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Minnesota twin cities - Minneapolis and St. Paul - have pledged to shelter every veteran by 2015.

The Twin Cities have been working to eradicate veteran homelessness for years. The first step is housing these vets and a recent federal funding boost will help homeless veterans the cities afford existing housing. The funding will cover housing expenses after veterans pay one-third of their income.


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Federal Programs Related to - Services for the Homeless

Programs that provide supportive services for individuals and families who are homeless or which work with people who are at risk for homelessness in an effort to prevent them from losing their permanent residence.

Federal Programs Related to - Military & Veterans Affairs

Programs that promote the interests of veterans or active or retired military personnel and/or programs of the Armed Forces of the United States. Coast Guard; Veterans Affairs

Federal Programs Related to - Civil Rights, Social Action & Advocacy, General/Other

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See also: +COMMON CODE Advocacy (**B); Hate Crimes Prevention (I02.07); Housing Discrimination (I05.08); Voter Services (W08.05)




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