H.R. 5861 (112th): To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs and the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to establish a grant pilot program to provide housing to elderly homeless veterans.

Introduced:
May 30, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Bob Filner
Representative for California's 51st congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
May 30, 2012
Length
5 pages
 
Status

This bill was introduced on May 30, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced May 30, 2012
Referred to Committee May 30, 2012
 
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Cosponsors
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House Financial Services

Housing and Insurance

House Veterans' Affairs

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5/30/2012--Introduced.
Directs the Secretaries of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to jointly establish a two-year pilot program of grants to nonprofit organizations to provide homeless veterans with non-transitional housing.
Authorizes the Secretaries to award two grants of up to $25 million each under the program.
Allows recipients to use such grant to:
(1) purchase real property to provide up to 200 homeless veterans with non-transitional housing, and
(2) refurbish or renovate such property.
Makes eligible for such housing veterans of at least 55 years of age who: (1) have been continuously homeless for a year or more or, during the last three years, had at least four separate periods of living on the streets, in an emergency shelter, or a combination thereof; and (2) have a condition that limits their ability to work or perform activities of daily living. Directs the VA Secretary to provide case management for veterans receiving such assistance.

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