November 21, 2018, 5am PST
A bipartisan bill tackles landlords' unwillingness to rent to housing voucher holders.
November 12, 2018, 2pm PST
The news about veteran homelessness rising in expensive cities might come as a surprise, after years of reported progress.
July 25, 2018, 11am PDT
San Diego was identified for its failure to enact a Section 8 housing discrimination ordinance in a recent American Bar Association article. Poverty law attorney Parisa Ijadi-Maghsoodi explains the situation.
July 2, 2018, 2pm PDT
The revenue bonds would be funded from a millionaires' surtax, approved by voters in 2004, to pay for health programs, but not housing, for the mentally ill. Also on ballot: a $4 billion general obligation bond measure to fund housing for veterans.
December 7, 2017, 11am PST
The Department of Veterans Affairs prompted outcry when it told advocates and its partners at the Department of Housing and Urban Development that it would cut $460 million for long-term housing for homeless veterans.
March 24, 2017, 10am PDT
The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) has partnered with veterans group to provide free transit to the city's veterans.
March 1, 2017, 6am PST
A development on Chicago's Northside faces protests and picketers who don't want new density, height, or low income residents.
December 30, 2016, 10am PST
In November, the city of Poway, California rejected a veterans' housing project. The story is informative for the way communities rally to obstruct the addition of low-income housing.
June 30, 2016, 10am PDT
A volunteer organization called The Mission Continues connects veterans with volunteer work around the country. The healing power of their efforts goes both ways.
March 27, 2015, 11am PDT
VA home loan guaranties and community land trusts are perfect partners—but not everyone knows that yet.
March 24, 2015, 1pm PDT
Federal funding to end veteran homelessness has had a real impact, but a nationwide shortage of affordable housing could make its success temporary.
March 14, 2015, 11am PDT
A look at what HUD-VASH supportive housing vouchers can do, from the perspective of one of the agencies administering them.
February 27, 2015, 8am PST
Surprising insights on messaging from the front lines of NIMBY.
February 18, 2015, 8am PST
We are so close to this goal. We should not change our focus before we meet it.
January 21, 2015, 10am PST
New Orleans declares that it is the first U.S. city to virtually end veteran homelessness.
October 5, 2014, 1pm PDT
As noted by the Department of Veteran Affairs, even one veteran without safe and stable housing is too many. Ron Littlefield calls for cities to move beyond studies and seek ways to aid returned veterans.
Governing - City Accelerator
September 9, 2014, 1pm PDT
Broadening a system first tested in Los Angeles in 2013, a coalition of local and national government agencies and philanthropic organizations has provided $213 million for the Home for Good program—described as "match.com for homeless people."
November 12, 2012, 11am PST
On Veterans Day, Kaid Benfield reports on efforts underway to house and serve America's veterans sustainably.
January 7, 2012, 5am PST
The results are in keeping with a federal goal to eliminate veteran homelessness by 2015 through grants and other measures to ensure permanent housing. Steve Vogel reports.