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house Bill H.R. 3418

Rental Assistance and Support Services for Homeless and At-Risk Native American Veterans

Argument in favor

Homelessness rates for both veterans and Native Americans are above the national average, and this bill would aid in lowering that rate.

Argument opposed

Interagency management between HUD and the VA could allow too many veterans to slip through the cracks.

bill Progress


  • Not enacted
    The President has not signed this bill
  • The senate has not voted
  • The house has not voted
      house Committees
      Committee on Financial Services
    IntroducedOctober 30th, 2013

What is House Bill H.R. 3418?


The bill would set aside up to 5% of Veteran’s Affairs Supportive Housing Voucher (VASH) funds to create a rental assistance and supportive service demonstration program for Native American veterans who are currently homeless or are in danger of becoming homeless. HUD would administer the program in conjunction with the VA and with consultation with tribal organizations. 

Impact

If enacted, the bill would have the likelihood of helping Native American veterans both find and keep housing.

Cost of House Bill H.R. 3418

A CBO cost is currently unavailable.

AKA

Housing Native Heroes Act of 2013

Official Title

To establish a demonstration program to provide rental assistance and supportive housing for homeless or at-risk Indian veterans.