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Veterans Assistance Eligibility

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Are you eligible?

  • Veteran verified by DD214 Certificate of Release or Honorable Discharge from Active Duty.
  • A member of a “Veteran family”: Either a Veteran or a member of a family in which the head of household, or the spouse of the head of household, is a Veteran.
  • Household income does not exceed 50% of area median income.
FY 2015 Income Limit Category1 Person2 Person3 Person4 Person5 Person
Very Low (50%)
Income$19,600$22,400$25,200$27,950$30,200
Limits$1,633$1,866$2,100$2,329$2,516
  • A very low-income Veteran family is considered to be “occupying permanent housing” if they fall into one of three categories:
    1. Is residing in permanent housing and at risk of becoming literally homeless but for SSVF assistance;
    2. Is literally homeless, and at risk to remain in this situation but for SSVF assistance, and scheduled to become a resident of permanent housing within 90 days pending the location or development of housing suitable for permanent housing; or
    3. Is literally homeless after exiting permanent housing within the previous 90 days to seek other housing that is responsive to the very low-income Veteran family’s needs and preferences.