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Vets return to streets to reach the homeless

Tags: Veterans Affairs , VA , DoD

Thursday - 12/26/2013, 06:32pm EST

Federal Drive Interviews -- Dec. 18, 2012

Bob Litan of Bloomberg Government talks about a new study on reducing the deficit. Procurement attorney Joe Petrillo weighs in on a recent GAO decision. Lisa Pape discusses the Veterans Health Administration's efforts to reduce homelessness among veterans. Charles Paidock of the NFFE union talks about a proposal that would have some feds emptying their own waste bins. Hord Tipton reviews how the certification process is keeping up with new technology.

Tags: Bob Litan , Bloomberg Government , Joe Petrillo , Petrillo and Powell , GSA , GAO , Lisa Pape , VHA , Charles Paidock , NFFE , Hord Tipton , (ISC)2 , Federal Drive

Tuesday - 12/18/2012, 08:58am EST

Major hurdles remain to end veteran homelessness

Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki made a bold promise in 2009: The administration would end homelessness among veterans by 2015. The former four-star general says now they're "on target" to meet the goal.

Tags: veterans , VA ,

Monday - 11/12/2012, 03:46am EST

VA redoubles effort to combat homelessness

The Veterans Affairs Department is giving $100 million in grants to help community organizations support at-risk veterans so they have stable housing. Leaders of the homeless veteran initiative at the VA and Department of Housing and Urban Development are among the Service to America Medal finalists for their work on the problem.

Tags: VA , HUD , veterans , Mark Johnston , Service to America Medals , Federal Drive , management , Esther Carey

Tuesday - 07/17/2012, 04:22pm EDT
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VA, HUD to put 10,000 homeless veterans in permanent housing

The departments of Veterans Affairs and Housing and Urban Development want to put 10,000 homeless veterans in permanent housing with case management.

Tags: VA , HUD , Shaun Donovan

Wednesday - 03/28/2012, 02:49pm EDT

HUD, VA team with rocker Bon Jovi on app contest to help homeless vets

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan, along with W. Scott Gould, the deputy secretary of Veterans Affairs, announced the launch of Project REACH short for Real-time Electronic Access for Caregivers and the Homeless. Singer Jon Bon Jovi, who chairs the Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation in New Jersey and is also a member of the White House Council for Community Solutions, was also on hand for the announcement.

Tags: HUD , VA , veterans , W. Scott Gould , Peter Levin , Jonah Czerwinski , Jon Bon Jovi , Shaun Donovan , Aneesh Chopra , Challenge.gov

Monday - 03/19/2012, 09:41pm EDT

HUD, VA collaboration succeeds in finding vets homes

President Barack Obama has promised to end homelessness among veterans within three years. He's made it a high-priority goal, challenging agencies to meet it without additional resources or laws. Officials say they're on track thanks to a unique collaboration between two agencies and dozens of local partners is focusing on the toughest cases.

Tags: HUD , VA , Mark Johnston , Clayton McGee , HUD-VASH , Vince Kane , performance management agenda , best practices , veterans , Emily Kopp , high priority goals

Thursday - 12/29/2011, 04:42pm EST
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Analysis: Fighting veteran homelessness takes more than money

Maj. Brian Hampton is president of the Center for American Homeless Veterans.

Tags: Center for American Homeless Veterans , Brian Hampton , VA , In Depth

Thursday - 11/10/2011, 06:27pm EST
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