WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs have announced more than $62 million to help more than 9,000 homeless veterans find permanent supportive housing, including assistance to 92 homeless veterans in Maryland. Learn more.
The rental assistance is provided through the HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing program, which combines rental assistance from HUD with case management and clinical services provided by the Veterans Administration.
Nationally, HUD is awarding $57 million to support 8,276 Tenant-Based Vouchers for rental units in the private market, and $5 million for 730 Project-Based Vouchers for existing units or new construction in specific developments.
In Maryland, the Housing Authority of Baltimore City received $485,463 to provide tenant-based vouchers for 55 veterans. The Harford County Housing Agency in Bel Air received $105,966 for 14 vouchers. The Baltimore County Housing Authority received $186,416 for 23 vouchers, HUD reported.