Veteran Homelessness Is Growing

Bernadette - June 1 2012, 2:55 AM

By Steve Vogel, Published: May 30

An Obama administration effort to end veteran homelessness by 2015 requires more urgency, the secretaries of the departments of Veterans Affairs and Housing and Urban Development said Wednesday.

Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric K. Shinseki and HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan addressed the opening session of the 2012 Annual Conference of the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans in downtown Washington.

Fairfax, Va., shelter becomes a lifeline for homeless female veterans:?Final Salute, a new shelter in Fairfax County, provides a home for the fastest-growing segment of the homeless.

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