First lady Michelle Obama applauds New Orleans for housing homeless veterans

Our First Lady, Mrs. Michelle Obama, visited New Orleans April 20th to applaud our efforts in becoming the first city to house all of its homeless veterans, calling it an “extraordinary achievement.”

UNITY of Greater New Orleans, as the lead agency in the Continuum of Care, led a collaboration between federal, state and local agencies, private companies and faith-based organizations to create a rapid response system that can provide permanent housing and supportive services to veterans within
an average of 30 days.

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