HUD Awards $4 Million for Disabled Veterans’ Residences

veteransThe U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced $3.9 million in funding through the Veterans Housing Rehabilitation and Modification Pilot Program (VHRMP), a program designed to create more-accessible homes for disabled veterans.

The VHRMP was formed in order to “explore the potential benefits of awarding grants to nonprofit organizations to rehabilitate and modify the primary residence of veterans who are low-income and have disabilities,” according to HUD.

Those listed below who have received these competitively awarded grants will now be financially able to make necessary physical modifications to address the needs of eligible veterans, including wheelchair ramps, widening doors, reconfiguring bathrooms, and modifying homes to accommodate a veteran’s caregiver.

“We stand by those who have served and are proud to have these funds make housing more accessible for low-income and disable veterans,” said John Gibbs, Acting Assistant Secretary for Community

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