Congressman Al Green Joins Cabinet Secretaries in Applauding Houston’s Efforts to Combat Veteran Homelessness

Houston, TX – June 3, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — On Monday, June 1, 2015, Congressman Al Green spoke at Minute Maid Park to applaud the City of Houston’s efforts to address veteran homelessness. He joined Houston Mayor Annise Parker; Julian Castro, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development; Bob McDonald, Secretary of Veterans Affairs; Thomas Perez, Secretary of Labor; Matthew Doherty, Director of the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness; as well as Reps. Gene Green and Sheila Jackson Lee.

“Those who put their lives on the line to defend this great nation deserve our utmost appreciation,” Rep. Al Green said. “As the City of Houston, under the leadership of Mayor Annise Parker, has shown homelessness among our veterans is a preventable condition. I am so proud of the efforts by local and federal agencies, as well as nonprofit groups in the Houston region to assist our brave veterans and their families. No one should be without a home, especially those who have served to protect our national security and freedom.”

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