The housing deficit in Brown County needs urgent attention and Veterans 1st of NEW we will be offering solutions in fall of 2024 with our Affordable Cottage Court Village. We will offer solutions for our veterans in the form of a safe, supportive veteran village to obtain help and gain skills to become self-sufficient.

  • There is a current housing deficit of affordable housing in Brown County according to the Blueprint Study at the rate of 3,715 units. More information can be found on the Brown County Housing and Homeless Coalition website:
  • Veterans make up 13% of that number making an over 480 unit deficit of affordable units.
  • That deficit will keep getting worse every year by adding another 140 units if affordable homes are not provided.
  • Veterans 1st Village will offer affordable homes to 21 veterans for up to five years and they can stay longer if they want to be a mentor.

Stronger Together

More information about Veterans 1st Cottage Court Village can be found at: