Summary: H.R.4898 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.4898. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (01/30/2018)

Keeping Our Commitment to Ending Veteran Homelessness Act of 2018

This bill extends through FY2019 authority for the following Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) programs:

  • homeless veterans reintegration programs,
  • the homeless women veterans and homeless veterans with children reintegration program,
  • referral and counseling services for certain veterans at risk of homelessness,
  • treatment and rehabilitation services for seriously mentally ill and homeless veterans, and
  • the grant program for homeless veterans with special needs.

The bill extends through FY2020 authority for the following VA programs:

  • housing assistance for homeless veterans, and
  • financial assistance for supportive services for very low-income veteran families in permanent housing.

The bill extends through December 31, 2019, authority for the Advisory Committee on Homeless Veterans.