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Virginia transportation officials worked for hours to remove a huge makeshift shelter a homeless man built and lived in for 9 years, requiring 10 trucks to haul it away.
Despite improvements, thousands remain on the streets in Northern Virginia. WTOP takes an in-depth look into how some counties are addressing the issue.
It's a legal matter, baby - one that involves 16 bands, two stages, a popular music venue and a great local charity.
Some homeless veterans are getting permanent housing in the District of Columbia thanks to a federal grant.
The authority hasn't received vouchers for non- veteran homeless people in roughly 7 years. A special joint program between the departments of Veterans Affairs and Housing and Urban Development received congressional funding for 60 to 70 homeless veterans, already screened by VA, to participate in the Veterans Assisted Supportive Housing program on Wednesday.
The number of families living in the city's shelters has increased by about 50 percent since this time last year.
The Frederick Community Action Agency is hoping that donations will help restore $120,000 or more this year to assistance programs formerly supported by Frederick County.