Federal housing vouchers to assist young adults transitioning out of foster care

Since the Foster Youth to Independence initiative was launched in June 2019, more than 26 states have received FYI funding, equating to more than 677 individual vouchers, totaling over $5.4 million in funds to prevent or end homelessness among young adults under the age of 25 who are in, or have recently left, the foster care system without a home to go to.

“This investment provides youth who would otherwise be at risk of facing homelessness in Racine County a solid platform to obtain stable housing and opportunities for self-sufficiency,” said Joseph P. Galvan, Midwest regional administrator for HUD…

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