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Affordable Housing for Rural Veterans Initiative

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Housing Assistance Council, The Home Depot Foundation
Jan 21, 2022

Anselmo Telles or Cheryl Cobbler
(Contact by email only - no phone calls)


The Affordable Housing for Rural Veterans Initiative offers funding for "bricks and mortar" projects that assist low‐income, elderly, and disabled veterans with home repair needs, support homeless veterans, help veterans become homeowners, and/or secure affordable rental housing in rural areas of the United States.

Suggested projects include, but are not limited to:

  • Home repair
  • Homeownership
  • Multi‐family rental development and preservation
  • Shelters for homeless veterans

Projects must be in nonmetropolitan areas or in counties that meet the USDA definition for rural housing. Eligible applicants must have at least 3 years of direct or related experience serving veterans at or below 80% of the area median income.

Eligible entities include:

  • 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations
  • Tribally designated housing entities
  • Housing Authorities acting as nonprofits
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Up to $30,000 for a 12 month project period.

Application process

Links to additional guidance, application instructions, and the application form are available on the program website.

Email completed application packages to

Applicant webinar recording

Tagged as
Capital funding · Housing and homelessness · Human services · Veterans

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