Housing Assistance: An Inventory of Fiscal Year 2010 Programs, Tax Expenditures, and Other Activities

U.S. Government Accountability Office

Special Housing Adaptation (SHA) for Disabled Veterans

Administering Agency/Entity Department of Veterans Affairs
Short Description Provides adaptive housing assistance grants to eligible individuals who have certain service-connected disabilities to construct an adapted home or modify an existing home to accommodate their disabilities. The SHA program is similar to the Specially Adapted Housing (SAH) program, but is for individuals with slightly different disabilities, such as loss of sight or use of hands, and may be used for slightly different purposes.
Primary Purpose Assistance for homeowners
Type of Housing Supported Homeownership
Type of Assistance Grant
Fiscal Year 2010 Obligations Included in obligations for Specially Adapted Housing for Disabled Veterans, which were $68,000,000

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