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Program to help homeless veterans find housing

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ROCHESTER, Minn. (KTTC) -- Federal money will help provide housing for ten homeless veterans in Olmsted County.

The Olmsted County Housing and Redevelopment Authority announced the program on Monday.

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and Veterans Affairs will help the county move ten veterans and their families into permanent housing.

"Our goal is to end veteran homelessness and to help veterans find suitable and safe housing by providing intensive case management services," said Franki Rezek, a clinical social worker for the Minneapolis VA Health Care System.

Olmsted County will also help the veterans find education and job opportunities.

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