Homelessness Prevention for Returning US Veterans


When President Obama announces that a thousand troops will be returning from Afghanistan, the issue of homelessness and employment for US veterans seems to transpire.

VA and HUD data illustrate that veterans are over-represented among the homeless population. While veterans make up ten percent of the adult population in the U.S., they make up 17 percent of the adult homeless.

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