Illinois homeless veterans to get $675K in additional housing and support services

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Homeless veterans in nine Illinois communities will receive more housing and support assistance as a result of actions taken by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Department of Veterans Affairs, Sen. Dick Durbin said Monday.

A total of $674,639 in grants and vouchers will be distributed to local housing agencies through HUD’s Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing program, according to Sen. Durbin’s website, www.durbin.senate.gov.

The communities that will receive additional funding include:

  • Aurora,
  • Champaign County,
  • Decatur,
  • McHenry County,
  • Peoria,
  • Rockford,
  • Springfield,
  • Waukegan and
  • Whiteside County.

Read the article and if you live in one of these municipalities, you’ll be able to direct veterans and their families to the right agency.

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