Family Community Housing Association & Development Corporation

Family Community Housing Association & Development Corporation

Veteran Housing Repair Program

Available Funds as of May 5, 2023: $235,000.00

Housing Assistance for Veterans (HAVEN) funds assist with necessary modifications to homes of U.S. veterans and active-duty, reserve or National Guard service members who became disabled as a result of their military service since September 11, 2001. Alternatively, the funds can be awarded to Gold Star Families that were impacted during this time frame for home repairs/rehabilitation. HAVEN funds are available until the funds are exhausted or until December 31, 2023, whichever occurs first. The funds are disbursed on a first-come, first-served, homeowner-by-homeowner basis.

On July 1, 2022, a new pilot offering under HAVEN became available to assist eligible veterans, service members or Gold Star Families purchase their first home. Under this pilot offering, first-time homebuyers who meet HAVEN requirements will be eligible for up to $15,000 for down payment and/or closing cost assistance. 

HAVEN program funds may be used to:

A retired Army veteran received the keys to his new home, thanks in part to a $7,850 HAVEN grant from Texas Capital Bank and FHLB Dallas to Operation FINALLY HOME.
  • Modify an existing home to meet the needs of a U.S. veteran or service member.
  • Offset construction costs of a newly constructed home.
  • Pay for a third-party inspection and developer fees. Developer fees may not exceed 10 percent of the HAVEN grant.
  • Assist with the down payment and/or closing costs to assist eligible veterans, service members or Gold Star Families purchase their first home (Effective July 1, 2022).

Each eligible household may receive up to $15,000 toward a qualifying property located anywhere in the United States.