HUD Allocates $2M for Fla. Veteran Housing

Nellie R. Ortiz

The cash goes to 10 neighborhood organizations across the state. Nationwide, HUD is delivering $18M to help U.S. vets going through or suffering from homelessness.

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Section of Housing and City Progress (HUD) awarded about $18 million in HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) vouchers to 103 General public Housing Agencies (PHAs) in 33 states. The funding supports veterans encountering homelessness.

In Florida, 10 community agencies have been allocated over $2 million ($2,021,110) of that revenue, or about 11% of the whole.

Florida HUD-VASH recipients

  • West Palm Beach Housing: $97,690
  • Housing Authority of the Town of Lakeland: $60,370
  • Housing Authority of the City of Miami Seashore: $181,395
  • Ocala Housing Authority: $110,691
  • Hialeah Housing Authority: $527,460
  • Tallahassee Housing Authority: $308,607
  • Broward County Housing Authority: $325,002
  • Delray Seashore Housing Authority: $315,656
  • Indian River County Board of County Commissioners: $ 43,056
  • Citrus County Housing Products and services: $51,183

The round of allocations will guidance 2,050 HUD-VASH vouchers nationally, bringing the whole selection of present HUD-VASH vouchers to 106,704.

The HUD-VASH application supplies housing and assist solutions to veterans going through homelessness by combining rental assistance from HUD with case administration and clinical solutions provided by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

“The HUD-VA Supportive Housing software (VASH) has been a flagship of HUD and VA’s work to stop veteran homelessness,” claims HUD Deputy Secretary Adrianne Todman. “Since its inception, VASH has aided tens of 1000’s of veterans go from homelessness into everlasting housing and receive supportive companies together the way.”

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