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$507,000 grant to help local veterans with housing issues

November 12, 2013

A recently acquired grant will enable a local agency to help low-income veterans find stable housin....

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Tessie

Nov-12-13 12:54 PM

"Currently Clift acts as a liaison between a landlord and a veteran to ensure a secure housing situation. Though the main portion of the grant funding helps pay for the case managers some funding is also available to pay for bills on a limited and temporary basis, said McNamee.

Seems to me less money should be going to the hiring of staff. It should be spent to help veterans with the basic needs of shelter while they acclimate and stabilize in civilian life. Linking the veteran with housing services shouldn't cost half a million dollars.

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