November 11 is Veterans Day, and as we celebrate those who have honorably served our country, we can’t forget about our veterans currently experiencing the hardships of homelessness. Tens of thousands of veterans across the nation go without adequate residence on any given night, and that includes those here in the Research Triangle.
But there is hope. See what CASA is doing to provide veterans with housing in the Raleigh, North Carolina, area, and learn how you, too, can help.
Repaying the Sacrifice: CASA Honors Veterans Through Housing
Our former service members deserve the dignity and security of a permanent home. That’s why we’re proud to incorporate the following solutions into our mission:
CASA acquires, creates, and maintains homes for veterans affected by homelessness, funding all but 30% of a tenant’s income. We manage several housing units specifically designated for veterans and host a variety of other apartment options throughout our properties. One in four of our residents is a veteran.
Individualized Property Management
Homelessness is a complex issue that impacts different populations in different ways. A significant number of veterans are living with service-related disabilities, and as a result, require constant, specialized care. CASA is able to accommodate that with individualized property management in our permanent supportive housing program. We also accept HUD-VASH and other vouchers to keep housing costs low for our tenants.
We housed 99 veterans in 2019 alone, and we couldn’t have done it without the contributions of people like you. There are several ways you can be an ally for our veterans experiencing homelessness, including donations. Our Housing Solutions Fund makes it possible for veterans to receive the stability they need to stay off the streets.
Observe Veterans Day 2020 by Showing Your Support
You can thank a veteran for their service when you donate today. Even a little bit goes a long way toward repaying the selfless sacrifices of our service members who call the Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill communities home.