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The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) estimates that 40,056 veterans are homeless on any given night. Among veterans, women are the fastest growing segment of the homeless population. Forty-four percent of Buncombe County’s homeless population are veterans compared to seven percent nationwide. Homeward Bound of Western North Carolina collaborates with numerous community partners to overcome this problem.

Overcoming Homelessness – For More Information

The Challenge – What is the problem communities are facing?

The Solution – What is the innovative solution we want to highlight?

The Players – Who did what to make the innovative solution work in the community?

The Promise – Why do we think this solution holds promise for other communities?