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FEATURE REPORT | What cities are doing to end #veterans homelessness:

FEATURE REPORT | What cities are doing to end #veterans homelessness:

View Photo Gallery » Dave Hammond ended up homeless in Toledo, Ohio, in 2012, seven years after his medical discharge from the Army. He moved into an apartment last fall with the help of Veterans Matter, a Toledo-based nonprofit that pays the rent deposits of homeless veterans. Martin Kuz/Stars and Stripes Lightbox link Lightbox link Lightbox link Related Can homelessness among veterans ever be conquered? New Orleans announced in early January that it was the first major city in the country to end veteran homelessness. But despite dedicated efforts across the country to reach that goal by the end of 2015, there has been no standard or official definition of what “eliminating veteran homelessness” really means. FEATURE REPORT The difference a home makes Living with fellow veterans in permanent supportive housing offers a healing camaraderie, an oasis of shared experience an...

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