Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Fact or Fiction

Most veterans have received treatment from the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs. Fiction

According to its own estimates, the VA will only reach slightly more than 40% of America’s homeless veterans.

Veterans who are not homeless are living in stability. Fiction

About 1.5 million other veterans are considered at risk of homelessness due to poverty, lack of support networks, and dismal living conditions in overcrowded or substandard housing.

Homeless veterans tend to experience homelessness longer than their non-veteran peers. Fact

Veterans spend an average of nearly six years homeless, compared to four years reported among non-veterans.

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