Goal reached: 1,000 homeless veterans receive housing


By Gary Warth

Although the original deadline was missed, San Diego’s Housing Our Heroes initiative has hit its goal of helping 1,000 homeless veterans secure rental housing.

“It’s fantastic news,” Mayor Kevin Faulconer said. “We’re getting people housed and getting them off the street.”

San Diego Housing Commission President and CEO Rick Gentry said Friday that 1,007 veterans had found secure housing under the initiative announced by Faulconer in March 2016, and 200 other veterans are in the pipeline for housing.

The initiative was launched as one of several steps the city has taking recently to tackle the homeless population.

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