Homeless & Crisis Assistance

Homeless & Crisis Assistance

Lujan Grisham Announces Federal Funding for Homeless Veterans

Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham announced today that three New Mexico agencies will receive more than $2 million in federal grants through the Supportive Services for Veterans Families program. The program aims to prevent homeless among veteran families who earn very low incomes

Heinrich Convenes Roundtable In Las Cruces To Address Veteran Homelessness In New Mexico

U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) convened a roundtable discussion today in Las Cruces at Mesilla Valley Community of Hope (MVCH) to learn more about how Las Cruces became the first community in New Mexico to achieve functional zero for veteran homelessness and discuss ways to build on that success across New Mexico. Senator Heinrich met with local and federal agency representatives, advocates, and former homeless veterans to highlight MVCH and its partners that provide important community services, including case management, disability and income assistance, and housing assistance.

Udall, Heinrich Announce $7.3 Million to Combat Homelessness in New Mexico

U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich announced more than $7.3 million for nonprofit providers and local governments in New Mexico to combat homelessness throughout the state. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded the funding through the Continuum of Care Program, which supports efforts to quickly rehouse homeless individuals and families, minimize the trauma associated with losing a home, and help families become self-sufficient following their relocation.

Heinrich, Udall Applaud Federal Funding For Homeless Veterans Housing Program

U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) applauded the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) awarding $301,174 to public housing agencies in New Mexico to provide permanent supportive housing opportunities to veterans experiencing homelessness. A total of almost $65 million will go to agencies across the United States to provide housing and services for 9,333 homeless veterans nationwide. This supportive housing assistance is provided through the HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) Program that combines rental assistance from HUD with case management and clinical services provided by the VA.

Udall, Heinrich Applaud Federal Funding For Homeless Veterans Housing Program

U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich applauded the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) awarding $301,174 to public housing agencies in New Mexico to provide permanent supportive housing opportunities to veterans experiencing homelessness.

Udall Amendments to Defense Bill Address Lab Research, Tech Transfer, Veterans’ Homelessness, B61 LEP

Today, U.S. Senator Tom Udall announced that he has introduced several amendments to a major national defense bill, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which sets Department of Defense spending levels and policies for the upcoming fiscal year. Udall's five amendments include measures to fight unemployment and homelessness among veterans by improving access to education and life skills training for service members; help increase collaboration between the labs, nonprofits and foundations by streamlining the process the national labs must follow to accept grants; and facilitate technology transfer from the national labs to the marketplace

Lujan Grisham Announces Over $1.8 Million in Grants to Help End Veterans’ Homelessness in...

U.S. Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) today announced that two community non-profit organizations in Albuquerque will receive $1,864,723 in grants that will help homeless and at-risk veterans and their families.

Heinrich Announces Help for Local Homeless Women Veterans

WASHINGTON, D.C. - October 6, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Representative Martin Heinrich (NM-1) today announced a grant of $185,250 to the YWCA Middle Rio Grande to provide transitional housing for homeless women veterans and their children.

Bingaman: Gallup Receives $118,584 Housing Grant for Homeless Veterans

WASHINGTON, DC - June 17, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman today announced that the City of Gallup Housing Authority will receive a $118,584 grant to help provide housing to homeless veterans.

Senate Approves Udall, Bingaman & Bond Amendment to Fight Veteran Homelessness

WASHINGTON, DC - November 17, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-NM), Jeff Bingaman (D-NM) and Kit Bond (R-MO) today reported that the U.S. Senate has approved an amendment they introduced that would increase funding to provide transitional housing for homeless veterans.

Senators Call for Increased Funding to Fight Veteran Homelessness

WASHINGTON, DC - November 6, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-NM), Jeff Bingaman (D-NM) and Kit Bond (R-MO) today introduced an amendment that would increase funding to provide transitional housing for homeless veterans, calling it our nation's sacred responsibility to support the men and women who answered America's call to duty.

Congressman Harry Teague Announces Funding for Las Cruces Homeless Veterans Center

Washington, DC - October 7, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Tuesday, Congressman Harry Teague announced that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is awarding $180,750 to the Mesilla Valley Community of Hope.

Green and Affordable Chuska Apartments Open in Gallup, New Mexico

LOS ANGELES, CA - September 26, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — Once celebrated as an integral railroad town of the west, the city of Gallup can now be hailed as having one of the few environmentally responsive, affordable housing developments in the state of New Mexico.

Domenici: HUD Awards $7.68 Million to N.M. Homeless Organizations

WASHINGTON - January 7, 2008 - U.S. Senator Pete Domenici today announced that organizations in New Mexico are receiving more than $7.68 million in federal grant money to support housing and services for the homeless.

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