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HUD: Veterans Housing Rehabilitation and Modification Pilot Program


The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is seeking applications from eligible applicants for the Veterans Housing Rehabilitation and Modification Pilot Program.

Donor Name: U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development

State: All States

County: All Counties

Type of Grant: Grant

Deadline: 08/31/2023

Size of the Grant: $1,000,000

Grant Duration: 36 months


The purpose of the Veterans Housing Rehabilitation and Modification Pilot Program (VHRMP) is 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. The funds made available under this program will be awarded competitively.

This NOFO supports HUD’s Strategic Plan for Fiscal Years (FY) 2022-2026 to accomplish HUD’s mission and vision. Each of the five goals in the Strategic Plan include what HUD hopes to accomplish, the strategies to accomplish those objectives, and the indicators of success.


  • Strategic Goal 1: Support Underserved Communities
    • Fortify support for underserved communities and support equitable community development for all people.
    • 1A: Advance Housing Justice
      • Fortify support for vulnerable populations, underserved communities, and Fair Housing enforcement.
    • 1B: Reduce Homelessness
      • Strengthen Federal, State, Tribal, and community implementation of the Housing First approach to reducing the prevalence of homelessness, with the ultimate goal of ending homelessness.
    • 1C: Invest in the Success of Communities
      • Promote equitable community development that generates wealth-building for underserved communities, particularly for communities of color.
  • Strategic Goal 2: Ensure Access to and Increase the Production of Affordable Housing
    • Ensure housing demand is matched by adequate production of new homes and equitable access to housing opportunities for all people.
    • 2A: Increase the Supply of Housing
      • Enhance HUD’s programs that increase the production and supply of housing across the country.
    • 2B: Improve Rental Assistance
      • Improve rental assistance to address the need for affordable housing.
  • Strategic Goal 3: Promote Homeownership
    • Promote homeownership opportunities, equitable access to credit for purchase and improvements, and wealth-building in underserved communities.
    • 3A: Advance Sustainable Homeownership
      • Advance the deployment of tools and capital that put sustainable homeownership within reach.
    • 3A Major Initiative: Expand Homeownership Opportunities
      • Promote financing for innovative ownership models to increase the availability of affordable housing.
    • 3B: Create a More Accessible and Inclusive Housing Finance System
      • Advance new policy, programs, and modernization initiatives that support a more equitable housing finance system. Promote the preservation and creation of affordable housing stock.
  • Strategic Goal 4: Advance Sustainable Communities
    • Advance sustainable communities by strengthening climate resilience and energy efficiency, promoting environmental justice, and recognizing housing’s role as essential to health.
    • 4A: Guide Investment in Climate Resilience
      • Invest in climate resilience, energy efficiency, and renewable energy across HUD programs.
    • 4B: Strengthen Environmental Justice
      • Reduce exposure to health risks, environmental hazards, and substandard housing, especially for low-income households and communities of color
    • 4C: Integrate Health and Housing
      • Advance policies that recognize housing’s role as essential to health.

Funding Information

  • Estimated Total Funding: $6,445,980
  • Minimum Award Amount: $700,000
  • Maximum Award Amount: $1,000,000

Project Periods

36-month project period and budget period.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for a VHRMP grant, each applicant must meet both of the following criteria:

  • The organization must be described in section 501(c)(3) or 501(c)(19) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (26 U.S.C. 501(c)(3) or 501(c)(19)) and be exempt from tax under section 501(a) of such Code (26 U.S.C. 501(a)); and
  • The organization must provide nationwide or statewide programs that primarily serve veterans or low-income individuals. Individuals, foreign entities, and sole proprietorship organizations are not eligible to compete for, or receive, awards made under this announcement.

Faith-based organizations

  • Faith-based organizations may apply for this award on the same basis as any other organization, as set forth at 24 CFR 5.109, and subject to the protections and requirements of 42 U.S.C. 2000bb et seq., HUD will not, in the selection of recipients, discriminate against an organization based on the organization’s religious character, affiliation, or exercise.

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