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From Service to Shelter:
Housing Veterans in Rural America
Funded by The Home Depot Foundation
Presented by:
Eric Oberdorf...
Veterans in Rural America
Veterans in Rural America
Veterans in Rural America
Veterans in Rural America
Veterans in Rural America
Veterans in Rural America
Veterans in Rural America
Veterans in Rural America
Veterans in Rural America
Veterans in Rural America
Veteran Housing Issues in Rural America
Rural Veteran Homelessness
Veterans typically
make up a greater
percentage of
the homeless
population in rural
America
The HUD-VASH Program in Rural America
Credited in lowering the homeless veteran population by
17.2 percent since 2009
Ba...
Veteran Seniors in Rural America
In the next ten years,
70 percent of veterans
in rural America will
be over the age of 65
Housing Accessibility for Veterans
Critical for senior veterans and veterans with service-
related disabilities
Home mod...
Thank you,
And please look in your packet for HAC’s latest
report From Service to Shelter, made possible
with funding from...
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From Service to Shelter: Housing Veterans in Rural America

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A demographic look at veterans and their housing needs in rural America.

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From Service to Shelter: Housing Veterans in Rural America

  1. 1. From Service to Shelter: Housing Veterans in Rural America Funded by The Home Depot Foundation Presented by: Eric Oberdorfer, Research Associate HOUSING ASSISTANCE COUNCIL April 9th , 2014
  2. 2. Veterans in Rural America
  3. 3. Veterans in Rural America
  4. 4. Veterans in Rural America
  5. 5. Veterans in Rural America
  6. 6. Veterans in Rural America
  7. 7. Veterans in Rural America
  8. 8. Veterans in Rural America
  9. 9. Veterans in Rural America
  10. 10. Veterans in Rural America
  11. 11. Veterans in Rural America
  12. 12. Veteran Housing Issues in Rural America
  13. 13. Rural Veteran Homelessness Veterans typically make up a greater percentage of the homeless population in rural America
  14. 14. The HUD-VASH Program in Rural America Credited in lowering the homeless veteran population by 17.2 percent since 2009 Barriers exist in rural America  Distances to VA facilities and other service providers  Difficulty enumerating homeless population  Only 3 percent of HUD-VASH vouchers are allocated to VA Medical Centers in rural America Photo by Carlos Gonzalez Photo by Cathy ten Broeke
  15. 15. Veteran Seniors in Rural America In the next ten years, 70 percent of veterans in rural America will be over the age of 65
  16. 16. Housing Accessibility for Veterans Critical for senior veterans and veterans with service- related disabilities Home modifications help veterans remain in their homes Federal grants to assist with modifications
  17. 17. Thank you, And please look in your packet for HAC’s latest report From Service to Shelter, made possible with funding from The Home Depot Foundation

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