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Military & Veterans' Issues

The Challenge Of Housing Homeless Vets

Gray’s Landing is one of several apartment complexes in Portland where A Home for Every Veteran placed veterans. (Jason Bernert/OPB)
Gray’s Landing is one of several apartment complexes in Portland where A Home for Every Veteran placed veterans. (Jason Bernert/OPB)

Last year a number of cities, including New Orleans and Houston, made a huge effort to end homelessness among their population of veterans. Portland, Oregon, also took up the challenge to find housing for its estimated 690 homeless vets. Amelia Templeton from Here & Now contributor Oregon Public Broadcasting reports on the outcome.

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