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Cities Apply Lessons from Veteran Homelessness to Help Senior Veterans

Last month at the University of North Carolina’s School of Journalism in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, NLC joined with Purple Heart Homes, the Housing Assistance Council… 683 more words


Stand down provides Veterans impacted by Hurricane Harvey with vital resources

“Operation Stand Down Rebound” is providing homeless Veterans and those at risk of becoming homeless, with the opportunity to access a broad range of services in one convenient location. 238 more words


Cities Honor Veterans on National Day of Service

Photo: Mayor Toby Barker of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, talks with Team Depot volunteers who have partnered with the city as part of Celebration of Service to repair the home of a local Vietnam Veteran. 716 more words

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Philadelphia Keeping Veteran Homelessness At 'Functional Zero'

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) –– It’s been nearly two years since Philadelphia declared that it had reduced veteran homelessness to “functional zero,” after housing some 1,300 veterans, leaving fewer than 20 veterans living on the street, and those by their own choice. 670 more words


Nonprofits and Philanthropies Can Help Create Affordable Housing in Your City

America’s mayors have stated that affordable housing, particularly for the homeless, is an issue of primary concern in their cities. NLC’s Elisha Harig-Blaine shares the story of one homeless veteran who was able to obtain housing — but only with the help of a local nonprofit in partnership with the city. 1,093 more words

City Administration

How Cities Can Acquire Free Land to House and Serve Homeless People

This webinar on April 25 will discuss the release of a toolkit with information about how to identify and successfully apply for vacant federal properties that can be used to help the homeless in your city. 367 more words


Public Health and Housing: You Can’t Have One Without the Other

Partnerships that create a solid connection between housing and healthcare can offer a multitude of benefits for cities, including lower long-term healthcare costs, better educational opportunities, and employment that can help raise income levels. 732 more words