S. 612: Improving Housing Outcomes for Veterans Act of 2021

CBO Score

$1 million

Date of Report

Thu October 14th, 2021

CBO Report Details

Legislation Details

117th Congress

A bill to require the Under Secretary for Health of the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide certain information to medical center staff and homelessness service providers of the Department regarding the coordinated entry processes for housing and services operated under the Continuum of Care Program of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. Robert Portman — R — OH

Requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to work with the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to develop a system for effectively sharing and reporting data between the information management systems for each department’s homelessness program. The bill also requires VA to provide information on ways to coordinate assistance to homeless veterans to its medical and homelessness assistance staff. That information would also describe ways to collaborate with HUD and community organizations.

View the full vote history of this bill on GovTrack.us.

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