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Tallahassee’s Homeless Veteran Population Is Shrinking

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Tallahassee’s homeless veteran population has decreased from 400 in 2013 to about 100 now. But, veterans advocate Washington J. Sanchez says the community is working to keep bringing that number down. The city is partnering with Habitat for Humanity to build homes for veterans.

"We’re looking to build homes so that veterans can become home-owners as opposed to renting. In doing that, we’re looking at veterans who can actually get into a home of their own,”  he said

Construction on the first home is expected to begin in September.