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Veterans Village of Carson housing applications available now

 

Online Applications due September 28th, mail-in applications due October 5. Read details for information and how to qualify, to apply visit their website.

There are local agencies that can assist people that find themselves at the risk of being evicted. Tenants have rights and it is important to reach out for assistance in. understanding the process and what protection there may be for you and your family. Search for local resources near you below. 

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For veterans that own their home, the Homestrong USA program can provide mortgage payment assistance. The Homestrong USA program can also connect military families with home purchase as well. Click the button below for information on how to connect with the program. 
Through the Supportive Services for Veterans Families (SSVF) program the Veterans Administration (VA) awards grants to private non-profit organizations who can provide supportive services to very low-income Veteran families living in or transitioning to permanent housing. For local SSVF resources: 

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The HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) program combines Housing Choice Voucher (also known as Section 8) rental assistance for homeless Veterans with case management and clinical services provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). VA provides these services for participating Veterans at VA medical centers and community-based outreach clinics. For local HUD/VASH:  

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There are also transitional housing/shelter options available for veterans. Transitional housing options are intended to be short-term and are generally in shared housing siutations. Depending on the requirements of the program there may be a fee or a requirement to participate in supportive services. For transitional housing options: 

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Women veterans may feel more comfortable in shelter and transitional housing that is focused solely on serving women. Search for local resources near you below. 

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Emergency Shelters can provide a short term place to stay. Emergency shelters are usually in communal or dormitory-type settings. Most will offer a meal and bathing facilities. An emergency shelter can help an individual in crisis have a safe place to stay while searching for other housing options. Search for local resources near you below. 

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Drop-in Centers are open during daytime hours and can provide individuals who are experiencing homelessness a place to connect with services including showers, internet access, food, and other community resources. Drop-in centers often also provide connection to other housing resources as well shelter options. Search for local resources near you below. 

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The California Department of Veterans Affairs (CALVET) has affordable home loan options for veterans that may be interested in purchasing a home. Click the agency name to visit their website and find more details. 

Sober Living may be an options for individuals that are in recovery from substance abuse. Sober Living Homes are generally in a shared housing environment and provide supportive services to help maintain a sober lifestyle. the Sober Living Network maintains a list of sober living housing options. Search for local resources near you below. 

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