The Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Department of Veterans
Affairs Supported Housing (HUD-VASH) Program, through a cooperative partnership,
provides long-term case management, supportive services and permanent housing
Eligible homeless Veterans receive VA provided case management and supportive
services to support stability and recovery from physical and mental health, substance
use, and functional concerns contributing to or resulting from of homelessness.
HUD provides 20,000 "Housing Choice" Section 8 vouchers designated for HUD-VASH
to participating Public Housing Authorities to assist with rent payment. The program
goals include promoting maximal Veteran recovery and independence to sustain
permanent housing in the community for the Veteran and the Veteran's family.
This program was designed to address the needs of the most vulnerable homeless
Veterans. To be eligible for this program, Veterans must be VA Health Care eligible,
homeless and need and participate in case management services in order to obtain and
sustain permanent independent community housing.
You must have a written referral from the VA in order to be eligible for this program.