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Ho-Chunk Homeless Vets Project Beats Federal Effort


The federal government recently announced grants of about $6 million for supportive housing for homeless Native veterans, touting an unusual collaboration between two federal agencies, the Departments of Housing and Urban Development and Veterans Affairs. However, it seems as if at least one American Indian nation has already made a project like this happen and it already is housing Native vets.

The Ho-Chunk Nation of Wisconsin last spring opened a copy.5 million facility to aid homeless Ho-Chunk veterans, according to a VA newsletter and a presentation on the project made at last month’s National American Indian Housing Council legal symposium in Las Vegas.



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