Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell made the issue of homelessness a top priority and has successfully reduced homelessness by 15 percent as a starting point.
Federal, state and community leaders identified the underlying key that results to homelessness: no place to stay. Funds are being allocated to invest in accelerated re-housing programs that offer affordable housing, housing support and long-term shelters.
Federal Programs Related to - Housing, General/Other
Programs that seek to meet the basic shelter needs of the community by providing temporary shelter for people who are in emergency situations, home improvement programs, housing location assistance and a variety of housing alternatives.
Programs that provide supportive services which help people obtain and remain in suitable housing. Housing Search and Information; Housing Search Assistance; Relocation Assistance; Roommate Matching Assistance
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.
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Stable Housing Opportunities Might End Homelessness