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Common Question on the HUD – VASH Program

The HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) program combines HUD’s Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) rental assistance for homeless Veterans with case management and clinical services provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

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Community Resource Guides

Within the greater Madison area we have a number of help providers who have compiled lists of resources available for a wide range of issues. From Covid-19 testing to free phones, there are a lot of resources that are out there that you may not even be aware of. To try and help get the word out on these resources, there are two providers that have lists of resources available online.

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A Guide to Apartment Utilities

When considering an apartment it can be easy to look at the rent and budget from there, but your rent is only part of your cost. When meeting with a potential landlord be sure to discuss what utilities you will be expected to pay. Your landlord may even know approximately what their previous tenant paid a month.

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Eviction Prevention in Madison

The Tenant Resource center is a great resource for those who have already received an eviction notice, or who have questions regarding eviction. They have a number of useful article regarding eviction which can be found here.