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64.118 Veterans Housing_Direct Loans for Certain Disabled Veterans
VETERANS BENEFITS ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
38 U.S.C. 3711.
To provide veterans who are eligible for a Specially Adapted Housing grant with loan directly from the VA in certain circumstances.
TYPES OF ASSISTANCE:
USES AND USE RESTRICTIONS:
VA may make loans up to $33,000 to eligible applicants if (a) the veteran is eligible for a VA Specially Adapted Housing grant, and (b) a loan is necessary to supplement the grant, and (c) home loans from a private lender are not available in the area where the property involved is located.
Applicant Eligibility: Veterans who served on active duty on or after September 16, 1940 and are eligible for a Specially Adapted Housing grant.
Pre-application Coordination: None. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.
Formula and Matching Requirements: Not applicable.
POST ASSISTANCE REQUIREMENTS:
Reports: Not applicable.
Account Identification: 36-4127-0-3-704.
In fiscal year 2001, no direct loans were made in conjunction with Specially Adapted Housing grants. In fiscal year 2002 and fiscal year 2003, one loan totaling $33,000 is expected to be closed each year.
REGULATIONS, GUIDELINES, AND LITERATURE:
"Questions and Answers on Specially Adapted Housing for Veterans," VA Pamphlet 26-69-1, no charge; "Federal Benefits for Veterans and Dependents," VA Pamphlet 80-00-1, $5.00, available from Superintendent of Documents, P.O. Box 371954, Pittsburgh, PA 15250-7954. The stock number is: 051-000-00220-2. "Handbook For Design, Specially Adapted Housing," VA Pamphlet 26-13, available to eligible veterans only.
Regional or Local Office: See Department of Veterans Affairs field office listed in the Appendix IV of the Catalog.
EXAMPLES OF FUNDED PROJECTS:
CRITERIA FOR SELECTING PROPOSALS: