: News

Three VA Agencies Awarded HUD Money To Help Veterans

Play associated audio

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Three public housing agencies in Virginia are getting federal funding to help homeless veterans.

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development says the funding will be used to provide rental assistance vouchers to homeless veterans.

The Virginia Housing Development Authority was awarded $367,558 to help 50 veterans. The Virginia Beach Department of Housing and Neighborhood Preservation will receive $196,398 to help 25 veterans.

Another $72,609 was awarded to the Roanoke Redevelopment and Housing Authority to help 25 veterans.

(Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

WAMU 88.5

Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Aug. 4, 2015

You can see two exhibits and rub elbows with the artists behind the work.
WAMU 88.5

The Surprising Roots of Barbecue

We speak with culinary historian Michael Twitty about the roots of familiar southern dishes in African and Native American food traditions.

WAMU 88.5

President Obama's Iran Speech

Veteran journalist Marvin Kalb joins us to discuss the parallels between JFK's nuclear disarmament speech fifty years ago and President Obama's speech on the nuclear deal with Iran.

NPR

Sexist Reactions To An Ad Spark #ILookLikeAnEngineer Campaign

After being surprised by online responses to her appearance in a recruiting ad, engineer Isis Wenger wanted to see if anyone else felt like they didn't fit a "cookie-cutter mold."

Leave a Comment

Help keep the conversation civil. Please refer to our Terms of Use and Code of Conduct before posting your comments.