County Supervisors OK plan to help homeless veterans
The county Board of Supervisors Tuesday unanimously approved the development of a plan to help homeless veterans find a place to live.
As proposed by Supervisors Nathan Fletcher and Nora Vargas, the plan
could be ready in April and feature input from community groups,
government representatives and people who have experienced
The county will also work with partners to find additional
resources, remove housing barriers for veterans, offer vouchers and
quickly match veterans with housing.
A Marine Corps combat veteran, Fletcher on Jan. 20 announced the
proposal during an event with veterans and homeless advocates.
"In recent years we have started to see the veteran
homelessness number decline in San Diego, and now is the time we must
accelerate the efforts to functionally end veteran homelessness,"
Fletcher said in a statement. "I am ready to put in the
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