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The Mayors Challenge to End Veteran Homelessness is a call to action for all mayors and other state and local leaders to publicly commit to making sure that every Veteran who served America has a home in America.
To be recognized as having achieved the goal, communities must meet the requirements laid out in the federal Criteria and Benchmarks for Ending Veteran Homelessness, which are intended to help communities drive down the number of Veterans experiencing homelessness to as close to zero as possible, while building systems that support long-term, lasting solutions.
Since its launch in June of 2014, many communities across the country have achieved the goal.
If you are ready to begin the process of submitting your own community for federal confirmation, contact your local HUD, VA, or USICH representative.