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December 7, 2017

VA Defunding Homeless Vets

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: — veteranclaims @ 1:23 pm

Full article at:

http://theweek.com/speedreads/741909/veterans-affairs-department-defunding-major-program-homeless-vets

The Veterans Affairs Department is defunding a major program for homeless vets

On Wednesday, the Veterans Affairs Department released an annual survey showing that the number of homeless veterans rose 1.5 percent in 2017 versus 2016, the first increase since 2010. Also on Wednesday, Politico reported that VA Secretary David Shulkin has decided to end a $460 million program to provide housing for homeless vets.

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