Homeless Vets Catch a Break: Permanent Housing

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By Peter White NASHVILLE, TN – Officials broke ground on a 39-unit building for homeless veterans in the Edgehill district Thursday, May 22. The project is the first of its kind in Nashville to provide permanent affordable housing to formerly homeless veterans. They will move in next Spring and use VASH vouchers from the Department of Housing and Urban Development to help pay the rent. William Paisley knows what it’s like to not have, and then find a place to live. He was homeless for five years. “I grew up right down the street here. This is my old neighborhood as matter of fact,” Paisley sai...