Veterans Housing_Direct Loans for Certain Disabled Veterans

To provide veterans who are eligible for a Specially Adapted Housing grant with loan directly from the VA in certain circumstances.



Agency - Department of Veterans Affairs

The Department of Veterans Affairs strives for excellence in patient care and veteran's benefits for its constituents through high quality, prompt and seamless service to United States veterans.

Office - See Department of Veterans Affairs field office listed in the Appendix IV of the Catalog.
Website Address

http://www.va.gov



Program Accomplishments

In fiscal years 2007 and 2008, no direct loans were made in conjunction with Specially Adapted Housing grants. In fiscal year 2009, no loans are expected.

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.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

Veterans who served on active duty on or after September 16, 1940 and are eligible for a Specially Adapted Housing grant.

Beneficiary Eligibility

Permanently and totally disabled veterans.

Credentials/Documentation

None.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

None.

This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.

12372.

Application Procedures

The veteran should apply to the VA regional office having jurisdiction over the property location. No specific initial application form is prescribed. The VA office will respond directly to the veteran.

Award Procedures

The VA office coordinates loan disbursement with payout of the related Specially Adapted Housing grant. Loan closing is conducted through a loan closing agent assigned by the VA office.

Deadlines

None.

Authorization

38 U.S.C. 3711.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

From 20 to 60 days.

Appeals

Denial of eligibility is appealable through Board of Veterans' Appeals. In the event of a denial, claimants are advised of appeal rights and procedures at the time of notification.

Renewals

None.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

Not applicable.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

Loan proceeds may be disbursed in one lump sum when an existing suitable housing unit is involved or in phases in construction cases.

Post Assistance Requirements

Reports

Not applicable.

Audits

Not applicable.

Records

Not applicable.

Financial Information

Account Identification

36-4127-0-3-704.

Obigations

(Guaranteed Loans) FY 07 $0; FY 08 est $0; and FY 09 est $0.

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

Up to $33,000.

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 80-0-01, $5.00, available from Superintendent of Documents, P.O. Box 371954, Pittsburgh, PA 15250-7954. The stock number is 051-000-00233-4. "Handbook For Design, Specially Adapted Housing," VA Pamphlet 26-13, available to eligible veterans only.

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office

See Department of Veterans Affairs field office listed in the Appendix IV of the Catalog.

Headquarters Office

Department of Veterans Affairs, Washington, DC 20420. Telephone: (202) 461-9511.

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

Not applicable.



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