HUD: Millions in Rental and Housing Assistance for Veterans in Need Announced

HUD-VASH vouchers to help veterans at-risk of homelessness The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced it is awarding $46 million in rental assistance and housing vouchers to help veterans at risk of experiencing homelessness. The supportive housing assistance is provided through the HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing […]

HUD: Recovery Housing Program to Aid Americans Recovering from Substance Abuse Launched

The pilot program would provide housing and stability to those who are currently in recovery from substance abuse disorder U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson announced the publication of the Notice for HUD’s pilot Recovery Housing Program (RHP). The program was authorized by the SUPPORT Act […]

SBA: National Veterans Small Business Week Kicks Off November 2nd

SBA hosts annual events honoring and connecting America’s 2.5 million veteran-owned small businesses to local entrepreneurial resources The U.S. Small Business Administration will celebrate veteran, service member and military spouse small business owners nationwide during National Veterans Small Business Week, Nov. 2-6, 2020. “National Veterans Small Business Week is the perfect time to […]

HUD: Secretary Carson Designates New EnVision Center in Houston, TX

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson announced the latest HUD EnVision Center designation, located at HUD Gulf Coast Center in Houston, Texas. This Center partners with Adaptive Construction Solutions (ACS) to assist the local community with wrap around services in Houston and the surrounding area. […]

HUD: $4 Million Awarded to Help Low-Income Veterans Rehabilitate Their Homes

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced $3.9 million in funding through the Veterans Housing Rehabilitation and Modification Pilot Program (VHRMP) to help make homes more accessible for disabled veterans. Through the VHRMP program, grantees will make necessary physical modifications […]

SBA: Veterans Small Business Advisory Committee to Host Virtual Public Meetings on September 2nd and 3rd

The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Interagency Task Force on Veterans Small Business Development (IATF) and Advisory Committee on Veterans Business Affairs (ACVBA) will hold virtual public meetings on Sept. 2 and 3 respectively via Microsoft Teams. The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Interagency Task Force on Veterans Small Business Development (IATF) and […]

SBA: Historic Results and Gains Announced for FY2019 Small Business Federal Procurement Scorecard

On Wednesday, Aug. 12, at 2 p.m.  EDT, Dr. Francis Spampinato, Associate Administrator for the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Office of Government Contracting and Business Development will host a media conference call to discuss the historic results and positive gains in the Fiscal Year 2019 Small Business Federal Procurement Scorecard . The annual scorecard […]

Census Bureau: New Report on Veterans Released

 A new report released today by the U.S. Census Bureau shows that while the overall population of veterans is declining, the number of female veterans is on the rise and Post 9-11 veterans have the highest rate of service-connected disability compared to any other group of veterans. The report, Those Who […]

SBA: Funding Awarded to Organizations Delivering Entrepreneurship Training to Women Veterans and Military Spouses

The  U.S. Small Business Administration today awarded $300,000 in grants to three organizations offering entrepreneurship training to women service members, veterans and military spouses. The funding opportunity, offered by SBA’s Office of Veterans Business Development, supports each organization’s entrepreneurial programs for women who serve in our military and veteran communities. Each awardee was […]

Census Bureau: New Experimental Veteran Employment Outcomes Statistics Released

Today, the Census Bureau released new experimental statistics on U.S. Army veterans’ outcomes in the civilian labor market. Veteran Employment Outcomes (VEO) provide annual earnings for veterans by military occupation, civilian industry and veteran characteristics — one, five, and 10 years after leaving service. These data show a broad distribution of labor market […]