Summary: H.R.3298 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House without amendment (03/27/2012)

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Homes for Heroes Act of 2011 - Amends the Department of Housing and Urban Development Act to establish in the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) a Special Assistant for Veterans Affairs to: (1) ensure veterans fair access to HUD housing and homeless assistance programs, (2) coordinate all HUD programs and activities relating to veterans, and (3) serve as a HUD liaison with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

Directs the Secretaries of HUD and VA to report annually to Congress with respect to veterans homelessness and housing assistance.