News for Immediate Release
Honors Efforts Providing Veterans with Permanent Supportive Housing
– Individuals and
organizations that are creating permanent supportive housing opportunities for
veterans can be nominated for the state’s 2014 Supportive Housing Award, the
departments of Aging and Public Welfare and the Pennsylvania Housing Finance
Agency (PHFA) announced today.
the award will recognize significant efforts to increase the availability of
permanent supportive housing for veterans living in Pennsylvania.
supportive housing is defined as:
to its target population (not exceeding 30 percent of monthly household
of coordinating readily available, flexible and responsive services in the
to low-income individuals with disabilities who need permanent supportive
combination of affordable housing and supportive services, such as case
management and housekeeping assistance, helps Pennsylvanians maintain their
independence. The annual Supportive Housing Award recognizes those who have
shown leadership and innovation in creating new housing models and strategies.
individual or organization, public or private, including builders, architects,
planners, public housing authorities, municipal governments, financial
institutions and non-profits can apply or nominate an individual or
organization for the award.
are due by Oct. 10. The nomination form is available on the Pennsylvania
Department of Aging’s homepage at www.aging.state.pa.us.
will be announced in mid-November during the Homes Within Reach Conference in
information about the award, please email: RAfirstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.aging.state.pa.us.
Reese, Dept. of Aging; 717-783-1550
Fishlock, DPW; 717-425-7606
Elliott, PHFA; 717-780-3916