VA Awards SSVF Surge Funding to 6 NC Communities and HUD-VASH Vouchers 9 NC Housing Authorities

On September 30, the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced additional surge funding to existing participants in the Supportive Services for Veterans and their Families (SSVF) program. Six grants were awarded to agencies in NC:

  • Asheville Buncombe Community Christian Ministry serves approximately 300 participant households in twenty-six counties in western North Carolina.
  • Community Link Programs of Travelers Aid Society of Central Carolinas, Inc. serves approximately 175 participant households in Cabarrus, Catawba, Davidson, Gaston, Iredell, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Rowan, Stanly, and Union Counties.
  • NC Family Endeavors serves approximately 1400 participant households in Charlotte, Jackson and Fayetteville Counties.
  • NC Volunteers of America of The Carolinas, Inc. serves approximately 250 participant households in Alamance, Caswell, Chatham, Durham, Franklin, Granville, Harnett, Johnson, Lee, Person, Orange, Randolph, Rockingham, and Wake Counties.
  • Passage Home Inc. serves approximately 60 participant households in Wake County.
  • United Way of Forsyth County, Inc. serves approximately 200 participant households in Forsyth County.

The VA also announced the awarding of HUD-VASH (a joint venture between the US Department of Housing and Urban Development and the US Department of Veterans Affairs – Supportive Housing) vouchers to nine housing authorities in the State:

  • Housing Authority of the City of Asheville: 31 vouchers
  • Housing Authority of the City of Charlotte: 40 vouchers
  • Housing Authority of the City of Durham: 14 vouchers
  • Fayetteville Metropolitan Housing Authority: 24 vouchers
  • Rowan County Housing Authority: 15 vouchers
  • Housing Authority of the County of Wake: 46 vouchers
  • County of Wake: 20 vouchers
  • Wilmington Housing Authority: 14 vouchers
  • Housing Authority of Winston-Salem: 18 vouchers