The Housing Authority of the City of Charleston in partnership with the Ralph H. Johnson

VA Medical Center has received $249,000 from the U.S. Department of Housing of Urban Development for housing for homeless veterans.

Dan Cameron, the authority’s president, said his group has been participating in HUD program for seven years. It now can offer housing vouchers to 45 homeless veterans.

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