Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Over $34,000 in federal funding is heading to the U.P. to provide assistance to help end veteran homelessness.
The assistance is part of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing program.
$34,241 is going to the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain.
The program combines rental assistance vouchers from HUD with case management and clinical services provided by the VA to help homeless veterans find and keep permanent housing.
The State of Michigan is receiving a total investment of $1.6 million for the program.