National Coalition for Homeless Veterans

Type: Organization
Name: National Coalition for Homeless Veterans
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 2 reports

VA Awards SSVF Surge Funding To 56 Communities

WASHINGTONIn conjunction with the hard work of NCHV members and partners in the field, this funding surge will help tens of thousands of vulnerable veterans achieve housing stability. We commend our partners in the field for executing the surge and our ... [Published TheStreet.com - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Thomas E. Lynch Sr., 71, insurance underwriter

Bonnie L. Cook, Inquirer Staff WriterPosted:Wednesday, September 24, 2014, 1:08 AMThomas E. Lynch Sr., 71, of Broomall, an insurance underwriter and volunteer for veterans' organizations, died Friday, Sept. 19, of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease ... [Published Philly.com - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

Shinseki's Resignation Hurt Vets' Housing Initiative

LOS ANGELES | For 30 years after Vietnam, Art Harmon's address was a dry wash under the 210 freeway, where he tried to forget his tour as a 19-year-old helicopter gunner."I couldn't be around human beings anymore," he said. "I didn't feel at home any ... [Published Winter Haven News Chief - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Conference designed to aid veteran-owned businesses

By Chris FishStaff WriterBREVARD -- Local veterans will receive a boost in business, following an upcoming conference at Eastern Florida State College in Melbourne.The college's Small Business Development Center will host its annual "Veterans Conference" ... [Published Hometown News - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 07 2014 - Updated Sep 07 2014 - 1 reports

New Habitat home will go to a hero

Home for a HeroTo volunteer or make a donation, visit www.habitathallcounty.org.In the early hours of Saturday morning, Wintergreen Court was experiencing something unusual for a small, unassuming neighborhood in Flowery Branch: gridlock.Cars struggled ... [Published Gainesville Times - Sep 07 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

McMorris Rodgers Announces Veterans and Military Outreach Staff Member

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05) released the following statement announcing retired Air Force service member and longtime veterans advocate John Davis as her new Veterans and Military Outreach Liaison.“I am both humbled ... [Published Congresswoman Cathy McMorris - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Homeless veteran, living in an SUV, battles declining health but holds out hope for housing

_ SANTA CLARA -- David Reiss keeps his Army discharge documents beneath the seat in his 2000 Ford Expedition. It's as safe as anyplace because everything he and wife Billie own is in the SUV.For much of the last five-and-a-half years, "home" has been ... [Published Contra Costa Times - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

The Number Of Homeless Veterans Really Is Falling

The number of homeless veterans in the United States has fallen 33 percent since 2010, to just under 50,000 as of January. The number of homeless veterans sleeping in the street, as opposed to in shelters, fell even faster, down nearly 40 percent over ... [Published FiveThirtyEight - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Sumptuous summit

The Grand Traverse Resort and Spa probably isn´t the first place you´d look to find someone needing a roof over his or her head. Yet, in two weeks nearly 400 people whose job it is to dole out federal money and provide help for the homeless will be at ... [Published City Pulse - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Valor Grove apartment complex on Tuscaloosa Veterans Affairs Medical Center grounds targets homeless veterans

An $11 million apartment complex at the Tuscaloosa Veterans Affairs Medical Center has received 50 vouchers from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, allowing the project to specialize in housing for the homeless. The 50-unit, 83-bed ... [Published Tuscaloosa News - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Jun 10 2014 - Updated Jun 10 2014 - 1 reports

Audit Shows Returning Veterans Will Pay the Price of Incompetence

With the resignation of Veteran Affairs Chief Eric Shinseki behind us, the VA still finds itself ill-prepared to handle both the new influx of veterans and the backlog of care requests from older veterans. Up to now, it has been clear that lives ... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jun 10 2014]
First reported May 30 2014 - Updated May 30 2014 - 3 reports

Is Shinseki’s Resignation Just a Democrat Political Life Saver?

Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki resigned Friday amid the ever growing controversy surrounding the treatment of military veterans at government facilities. The election year’s heightened political tensions and the increasingly partisan ... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - May 30 2014]

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"There has been an incredible outlay of resources, and other than VA's own statistics, we really don't have specifics as to the program's effectiveness, outcomes and sustainability" said U S Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla., chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee...
"Brevard has a large number of veteran-run businesses, and we want those companies to grow and prosper," she said. "The conference can help that happen by providing veterans with information and giving them the opportunity to connect with experts, who can give them valuable insights with their business needs."
...problems," said Jennifer Loving, executive director of the nonprofit Destination: Home, who recently reconnected David with VA social services. "But we have so many veterans in this county slipping through the cracks. There's not just one David out there, but hundreds and hundreds of them. If we really want to support the troops, we shouldn't be waving a flag or wearing a sticker. We should be getting these people into housing."
...President Obama praised Leiter, calling him "a trusted adviser to me and the entire national security team."

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VA Awards SSVF Surge Funding To 56 Communities [Published TheStreet.com - Sep 30 2014]
VA Awards SSVF Surge Funding to 56 Communities [Published PR Newswire: Financial Services - Sep 30 2014]
Thomas E. Lynch Sr., 71, insurance underwriter [Published Philly.com - Sep 24 2014]
Shinseki's Resignation Hurt Vets' Housing Initi... [Published Winter Haven News Chief - Sep 21 2014]
Conference designed to aid veteran-owned busine... [Published Hometown News - Sep 13 2014]
New Habitat home will go to a hero [Published Gainesville Times - Sep 07 2014]
McMorris Rodgers Announces Veterans and Militar... [Published Congresswoman Cathy McMorris - Sep 04 2014]
Homeless veteran, living in an SUV, battles dec... [Published Contra Costa Times - Sep 04 2014]
Sumptuous summit [Published City Pulse - Aug 27 2014]
The Number Of Homeless Veterans Really Is Falling [Published FiveThirtyEight - Aug 26 2014]
Valor Grove apartment complex on Tuscaloosa Vet... [Published Tuscaloosa News - Aug 25 2014]
Can a Former Big Business Exec Ensure Veterans ... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 01 2014]
Audit Shows Returning Veterans Will Pay the Pri... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jun 10 2014]
The Post-Shinseki VA [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jun 02 2014]
The Unfaithful Departed: Meet The People Who Ba... [Published Zero Hedge - May 31 2014]
The Week in 15 Photos: Santa Barbara, Maya Ange... [Published MoJo Articles | Mother Jones - May 31 2014]
Shinseki resigns, criticizing ‘systemic’ failur... [Published PBS - May 31 2014]
Is Shinseki’s Resignation Just a Democrat Polit... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - May 30 2014]
Eric Shinseki resigns amid wait-list scandal in... [Published National Post - Top Stories - May 30 2014]
VA Challenges Still Loom Despite the Change at ... [Published TIME.com - May 30 2014]
VA Challenges Still Loom Despite the Change at ... [Published Swampland - May 30 2014]
Secretary Shinseki Has Resigned; Will Things Ch... [Published Lean Blog - May 30 2014]
Shinseki Resigns as Veterans Secretary Amid Sca... [Published Bloomberg via Google News - May 30 2014]
VA Secretary Stands Firm, Announces Reforms Ami... [Published Mashable! - May 30 2014]
Shinseki Hot Seat News [Published This ain't Hell, but you can see it from here - May 30 2014]
Feed Our Vets Strives to Feed More Veterans as ... [Published PRWeb - Feb 17 2014]
Support efforts to help homeless veterans [Published Observer-Reporter - Dec 17 2013]
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VA Awards SSVF Surge Funding to 56 Communities [Published PR Newswire: Financial Services - Sep 30 2014]
WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Coalition for Homeless Veterans (NCHV) is encouraged by today's announcement by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) that it has awarded $207 million in grants to nonprofit organizations ...
Can a Former Big Business Exec Ensure Veterans ... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 01 2014]
Source: rsadler/Flickr Last week, the American public was informed of just how poorly the Administration of Veterans’ Affairs operates and just how corrosive the agency’s culture can be. Supplementing a November report — which revealed that veterans ...
Audit Shows Returning Veterans Will Pay the Pri... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jun 10 2014]
With the resignation of Veteran Affairs Chief Eric Shinseki behind us, the VA still finds itself ill-prepared to handle both the new influx of veterans and the backlog of care requests from older veterans. Up to now, it has been clear that lives ...
The Post-Shinseki VA [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jun 02 2014]
Shortly after a damning Inspector General’s report  documented  widespread fraud and unacceptable wait times in Phoenix’s VA clinics, Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki resigned on Friday. Jacob Siegel is  saddened  at Shinseki’s ouster: The ...
The Unfaithful Departed: Meet The People Who Ba... [Published Zero Hedge - May 31 2014]
Friday's latest resignation of yet another former Obama administration faithful - that of White House press secretary Jay Carney - got us thinking: how many people have jumped off the USS Obamic? The answer is, in short, a lot. Below is a list ...
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