U.S. Congresswoman Joyce Beatty (OH-03) announced today her introduction of legislation to assist homeless veterans with their transition into permanent housing. The Homeless Veterans Welcome Home Act, H.R. 2522, is supported by The National Coalition for Homeless Veterans and the National Alliance to End Homelessness. Congresswoman Beatty was joined by 15 Members as original co-sponsors of this legislation.
Today Republican Members on the House Appropriations Committee rejected an amendment proposed by Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (D-OH) to provide housing support for at least 22,500 of our nation’s estimated 49,900 homeless veterans
U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) today announced new federal funding to provide rental assistance paired with clinical services for homeless veterans in the Columbus area as part of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) voucher program. The Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority will receive $309,342 and the Fairfield Metropolitan Housing Authority will receive $115,320. Brown is ranking member of the Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - September 26, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur (OH-9) has introduced legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives to make the Ohio Veterans Home and other state veterans homes eligible for homelessness grant funding from the Department of Veterans Affairs.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - August 22, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown today announced funding to provide rental assistance and clinical services for homeless veterans in Stark and Summit Counties as a part of the HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing voucher program (HUD-VASH). The funds will provide housing assistance for homeless veterans while partnering them with a local Department of Veterans Affairs medical center.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - November 22, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown today announced that veterans in the Dayton and Chillicothe regions will have access to more than 600 new housing units. The units will be built on U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) land and provide housing for homeless Veterans, senior Veterans, disabled Veterans, and their families.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - July 26, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) today announced that Mental Health Services for Homeless Persons, Inc. in Cleveland has received federal resources to prevent homelessness among at-risk Cuyahoga County Veterans. The funds were made available through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) Program to prevent homelessness among at-risk Cuyahoga County Veterans
Brown, Senate Majority Leader: Republican Proposal Could Undermine 10,000 U.S. Veterans Who Have Struggled...
WASHINGTON, D.C. - March 16, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- With the current Republican budget proposal eliminating a successful grant program that could leave thousands of veterans on the streets, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) held a news conference call today to urge the continuation of the program to prevent veteran homelessness.
LIMA, OH - December 3, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Many Lima residents are familiar with the sight of Michael Muhammad sitting in front of the local post office soliciting donations to assist veterans. Today, Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray filed a lawsuit in Allen County seeking to shut down Muhammad's nonprofit organizations and the homeless shelter he claims to operate for the benefit of veterans."This is a bad situation on several levels," said Attorney General Cordray. "The conditions inside this home are appalling and hazardous to the residents. Standing water in the basement, exposed electrical wires, rotting carpet, unsafe bathroom facilities and roaches, mice and rats – the place is a mess and we need to shut it down.