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VA details plan to eliminate veterans' homelessness
VA details plan to eliminate veterans' homelessness

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs detailed its plan Friday to end veterans' homelessness in Los Angeles by 2016, pledging to open its West Los Angeles campus to permanent and temporary housing, and to place returning service members and their families in subsidized apartments throughout the county. The VA's "action plan," developed as part of a legal settlement, will prioritize severely disabled, mentally ill and women veterans for housing in largely abandoned buildings on its sprawling 387-acre property. The agency will also develop entertainment and recreation facilities to make it a "place people want to live," said attorney Gary Blasi of Public...

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