Veterans with certain service-connected disabilities may apply for grants to build an adapted home or install ramps, widen doors, or make other modifications to live more independently.
All grants have maximum amounts set by Congress and are indexed to construction costs. VA administers three grants that accommodate Veterans’ unique housing needs:
Explore the Special Housing Adaptation infographic to learn more about these benefits.
Under certain circumstances, Veterans may be eligible for financial assistance toward the purchase of an automobile and/or vehicle adaptive equipment (e.g., wheelchair lift). Adaptive equipment covers items that assist in getting in and out of vehicles and other medically necessary equipment such as power steering, brakes, windows, and seats.
To qualify, beneficiaries must meet the following eligibility requirements:
To apply, complete VA Form 21-4502 (Application for Automobile or Other Conveyance and Adaptive Equipment) and mail or drop it off at the nearest regional office or apply with the assistance of an accredited Veterans Service Organization representative. If applying only for adaptive equipment, complete VA Form 10-1394 (Application for Adaptive Equipment – Motor Vehicle) and submit it to the nearest VA medical center.
If they have access to the WebLGY system (most lenders do)
Complete VA Form 26-1880 and mail it to:
VA Atlanta Regional Loan Center
Attn: COE (262)
P.O. Box 100034
Decatur, GA 30031.
Call 800-827-1000 to have a claim form mailed to you.