Back to VHDA Home
Follow VHDA LinkedIn Facebook YouTube RSS Feed Google+ VHDA Blog
Español | Text Size: A- A  A+ | Print Print

Granting Freedom Overview

You’ve been there for us when it counted. Now Granting Freedom is here for you, with money to make your home more accessible. Granting Freedom is a grant program for home modifications for disabled veterans and servicemembers who sustained a line of duty injury resulting in a service connected disability. VHDA is pleased to partner with the Virginia Department of Veterans Services to make this program available.

Program Highlights

Granting Freedom LogoGrant funds can be used to widen doorways and add ramps to make a home wheelchair accessible, to install grab bars in a bathroom or to make other modifications recommended by the VA that help eligible recipients feel more at home. Currently, over $1 million of funding is available, first-serve basis, to pay for modifications to houses and apartments.

Who is Eligible?

A grant of up to $4,000 per residence or rental unit is available for Virginia veterans and servicemembers who sustained a line-of-duty injury resulting in a service-connected disability. 

Application Process 

All applications must be made through accepted agents. These agents include but are not limited to:

  • Centers for Independent Living (CILs).
  • Local Agencies
  • Landlords in Need of Accessibility Modifications for a Specific Tenant.

 

Below are the Handbook, Application and program documents required for this grant.

 

 

More Information

 

NOTE: You will need Adobe’s Acrobat Reader (.pdf), Microsoft Word Viewer (.doc), Microsoft Power Point Viewer (.ppt), or Microsoft Excel Viewer (.xls) in order to view some of the documents on this page.

Contact Us

Carolyn Coleman

Program Administrator
601 S. Belvidere Street
Richmond, VA 23220
Phone: 804-343-5749
Fax: 804-343-5580
vhdagrants@vhda.com

 

Customer Service

Toll Free: 877-VHDA-123
Local: 804-782-1986

 

Virginia Relay

In Virginia: 711
Toll Free: 800-828-1140

 

VHDA Fraud, Waste or Abuse Hotline

Phone: 804-915-3146
Email: InternalAudit@vhda.com
Website: Reporting Fraud, Waste or Abuse