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Housing project gives veterans safe place to live, access to other programs

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Homeless veterans in Boise now have a safe place to live. BoiseDev has been following this project since 2018, when the Boise City Council approved the Valor Pointe project.

The 27-unit apartment complex, located at State St. and Fargo St., is now complete.

Twenty-six of the one-bedroom, one-bathroom units are available to veterans. The remaining unit is for a VA caseworker.

[Housing and health: Saint Al’s partners with LEAP to help create more affordable housing in Boise]

In addition, the complex includes a private balcony/patio, community lounge, classroom, computer lab, onsite laundry, a fitness room and garden.

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In addition to housing, veterans who are experiencing chronic homelessness will also have access to health care, mental health counseling and substance use treatment.

The project is a part Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing program. VASH is a federal program through Housing and Urban Development that gives rental assistance to qualifying veterans. 

Funding also came from Our Path Home, the public-private partnership working to end homelessness in Ada County.

For more information on this project, click here.

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