Friday, June 24, 2016

Central Florida Steps Up for Homeless Veterans

More than a thousand chronic homeless veterans have housing
FOX 35 Orlando
June 24, 2016

Orlando has hit a milestone: the end of chronic homeless veterans. The Central Florida Commission on Homelessness and other leaders came together Thursday morning to acknowledge their accomplishment.

“There’s over a thousand veterans that got housing just in the last 24 months alone,” said the Central Florida Commission on Homelessness CEO Andrae Bailey.

The key: multiple agencies worked together to put a roof over a homeless person's head, one veteran at a time. “I’m really proud of our community," said Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer. "We set a goal to end homelessness, our chronically homeless veterans and we achieved that."
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