With more than a half million people homeless in the United States and a scarcity of affordable housing, finding a stable living situation is a desperate search. Even more so for the estimated 40,000 homeless veterans.
On August 2, 2021, ground was broken for a 49 unit apartment complex for homeless veterans in San Joaquin County. Priority will be given to veterans living in the county who meet the requirements of being certified by the Veterans Administration as lacking shelter and under current income limits.
A small step? Perhaps. But it’s a step that’s powerful enough to change the lives of people who may have given up hope.
More, in the video below.
Cyndy Green has been intrigued by news since she got a toy printing press as a six year old. She switched to visual story telling at the age of 12 with her first still camera and moved to broadcasting after an internship in 1974. After 28 years in broadcast news and another 8 teaching broadcasting, she still can’t live without a camera in hand and an editing computer nearby, so in retirement she continues creating visual stories.