Tag: Department of Housing and Urban Development

Housing Forward Opens Shelter Sites During Deep Freeze, Fears Another Federal Shutdown

Tuesday, January 29, 2019 || By Nona Tepper/Forest Park Review || @maywoodnews

As temperatures dip to what could be record-breaking lows, Maywood-based Housing Forward, which serves people experiencing homelessness or housing insecurity, has opened shelter sites to serve as warming centers for those in need, while also facing uncertainty over what federal funding will look like in the coming months.

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Local Vets Cope With Life After Combat

Monday, January 22, 2018 || By Tom Holmes/Forest Park Review || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Corey Perkins, a veteran of Desert Storm, now has an apartment thanks to Maywood-based Housing Forward. | Alexa Rogals/Wednesday Journal 

On any given night, 39,471 veterans are homeless, according to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. For a short time, Forest Park resident Corey Perkins was one of them.

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