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Once homeless, veterans find refuge in Eastside housing complex
Once homeless, veterans find refuge in Eastside housing complex

Harry Jones' most-prized possession is a big brown sofa, with plenty of room for two. But it sits unused half the time because the 64-year-old veteran prefers to stand across the room, where he can better admire it. "It's so nice," he said. "Now I just need to get a few more pieces so it's not so lonely." For the first time in 30 years, Jones said, he has a place to sit — and a place to call home. On Monday, he and 31 other veterans celebrated the opening of the Guy Gabaldon Apartments, the first affordable housing development for homeless senior veterans on the Eastside. The three-story gray-and-orange building features sleek, light-filled...

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