New York City Has Reduced Veteran Homelessness by 90% In Just Five Years

Over the past five years, policies set forth by Mayor Bloomberg and Mayor de Blasio have reduced veteran homelessness by 90% in New York City, with 1,600 vets off the street in the past year alone.

On Veterans day we honor heroes like Andre Sylvain, a former Combat Engineer in the United States Army and one of the many veterans who New York City has helped find a home. In the last five years, NYC has reduced veteran homelessness by over 90% and, since last Veterans day, has placed over 1,600 homeless veterans into permanent affordable housing.

Check out the Mayor's Office to learn more about the City's effective plan to reduce veteran homelessness.

Matt Coneybeare

Matt Coneybeare

Editor in Chief

Matt enjoys exploring the City's food scene with his Wife and the outdoors with their dog. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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