De Blasio will unveil plan to end veteran homelessness

“There’s a moral obligation to serve those who have served us,” said Loree Sutton, commissioner of the Mayor’s Office of Veterans’ Affairs. “We are committed to solving the homelessness crisis (and) we are prioritizing veterans and their families.” The city will begin giving veterans first preference for affordable housing units offered to the homeless. They’ll also get preference for two other housing programs: supportive housing funded by a state program and housing with health services built using federal Medicaid cash. Read More

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