Friday, July 13, 2012

Veterans Struggle to Afford Housing via Affordable Housing Finance

Finding affordable housing is one of the biggest challenges for veterans adjusting to civilian life.

More than 30 percent of young vets, aged 18 to 24 years, are unemployed, and even employed veterans are struggling to meet their basic needs, according to the latest “Paycheck to Paycheck” report from the Center for Housing Policy.

The new study focuses on housing affordability for five of the jobs targeted by training programs sponsored by the Department of Labor in partnership with the military and other organizations: carpenters, dental assistants, electricians, firefighters, and truck drivers.

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