That U.S. verterans returning from service struggle to find housing and employment isn't a new notion. Yet its implications for the state of the housing market as well as just how rough some of these returning vets have it is worth exploring. The Center for Housing Policy's latest "Paycheck to Paycheck" report, which explores the relationship between personal income and housing afforability locally, looks specifically at vets and the occupations they're most likely to take up once home (with carpenters, electricians, and truck drivers among them). Builder magazine explains that only one of the five jobs highlighted allows its workers to afford a typical mortgage nationwide.