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Congressman John Larson

Representing the 1st District of Connecticut

Larson Applauds New Housing Vouchers To Support Homeless Veterans In the First District

April 10, 2018
Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement after the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced that the First District will be receiving 11 additional HUD VASH Vouchers worth $86,866. HUD VASH Vouchers are rental assistance for homeless veterans and include case management and supportive clinical services through the Department of the Veterans Affairs (VA).

“No one who bravely served our country should ever be homeless. Connecticut has made great strides in addressing homelessness, especially for veterans, however this is an ongoing mission. I applaud this award that will help us sustain efforts to provide these dedicated men and women with a safe, supportive home,” said Larson.

CT-01 Recipients:

  • The City of Hartford received five HUD VASH Vouchers, totaling $36,880
  • The Hartford Housing Authority received one HUD VASH Voucher, totaling $6,729
  • The West Hartford Housing Authority received five HUD VASH Vouchers, totaling $43,257

An additional five HUD VASH Vouchers will go to the CT Department of Housing, totaling $44,318