What is HUD-VASH? - Bob Woodruff Foundation

What is HUD-VASH?

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U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing, known as HUD-VASH, is a program that provides affordable housing and supportive services to homeless veterans and their families. The program is a joint effort between the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

Through HUD-VASH, eligible veterans receive a rental subsidy that helps them pay for housing in the private market. In addition, they receive case management and supportive services, such as counseling, job training, and healthcare, to help them overcome the issues that may contribute to their homelessness and maintain stable housing.

The HUD-VASH program is designed to promote housing stability and improve the overall well-being of homeless veterans and their families. It has successfully reduced homelessness among veterans and is considered a vital component of the national effort to end veteran homelessness.