Veteran housing info meeting is Aug. 17

The Ridgecrest Veterans Advisory Council will host an informative meeting at the Kerr McGee Center, Friday, Aug. 17, 11 a.m. The topic will be opportunities available through Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing.

Christopher Difilippo of Bakersfield will explain the program and answer questions.

“The VASH program provides voucher rental assistance through HUD funding specifically for qualifying homeless veterans and veterans at risk of becoming homeless,” said Carol Coy of the RVAC.

“The VASH program, through a cooperative partnership, provides long-term case management, supportive services and permanent housing support to prevent and end homelessness.”

Coy said that the purpose of the meeting is to explain VASH and how it help realtors, property managers and veterans work together.

For more information call Coy at 760-608-9251.

Story First Published: 2018-08-10