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Veterans Housing Rehabilitation and Modification Pilot Program (VHRMP)

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Programs to Benefit
Low-Income Veterans with Disabilities

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U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) - Community Planning and Development

Deadline Date:

07/30/21 11:59 PM EST


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Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for programs to benefit low-income veterans with disabilities. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take four weeks or longer to complete. Funding is intended to renovate the homes of eligible veterans and to provide grantees’ affiliates with technical, administrative, and training support in connection with those services.

Program-Specific Requirements:

  • Each recipient under the VHRMP shall modify or rehabilitate the primary residence of an eligible veteran at no cost to such veteran (including application fees) or at a cost such that the eligible veteran pays no more than 30 percent of his or her income in housing costs during any month. “Housing costs” means the total of any mortgage loan principal and interest, real estate taxes, and insurance for the residence, plus any loan principal and interest or other costs the eligible veteran must pay for the modification and rehabilitation.
  • Each recipient must use one of the following income definitions for all income determinations under VHRMP: annual income as defined at 24 CFR 5.609; or adjusted gross income as defined for purposes of reporting under the IRS Form 1040 series for individual Federal annual income tax purposes.
  • Grant awards under this NOFO will be subject to the Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards at 2 CFR Part 200, as may be amended from time to time.
  • Only housing that is the primary residence of an eligible veteran may be modified or rehabilitated under this program, and the eligible veteran or his or her family member must certify in writing that the veteran intends the housing to continue to be his or her primary residence for at least five years after the modification or rehabilitation is completed.
  • Each recipient must establish housing standards which require that all houses rehabilitated and/or modified under the VHRMP program meet all applicable State or local building codes, ordinances, and requirements or, in the absence of a State or local building code, the International Existing Building Code of the International Code Council.
  • Accessibility features must comply with HUD's Physical Accessibility Requirements as explained in the NOFO. 

Funding awarded under this NOFA may only be used for the costs of carrying out the following activities:

  1. Modification and rehabilitation of the primary residence of an eligible veteran
  2. Provision of technical, administrative, and training support to an affiliate of the Recipient in connection with the modification and rehabilitation of eligible veterans’ primary residences.
  3. Reasonable administrative activities, not to exceed 10% of the grant amount, including required VHRMP reporting and monitoring.

For more information on eligible activities, see

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GrantWatch ID#: 183737

Estimated Total Program Funding:


Number of Grants:

HUD expects to make approximately 10 awards from the funds available under this NOFA.

Estimated Size of Grant:

- Award Ceiling: $1,000,000
- Award Floor: $700,000

Term of Contract:

The Period of Performance and Budget Period for each grant are 36 months

- Estimated Project Start Date: 02/01/2022
- Estimated Project End Date: 02/01/2025

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

To be eligible for a VHRMP grant, each applicant must meet both of the following criteria: (1) 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 (2) 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.

Threshold Eligibility Requirements can be found at

Pre-Application Information:

The application deadline is 11:59:59 PM Eastern Standard time on Jul 30, 2021.

HUD strongly recommends you submit your applications at least 48 hours before the deadline and during regular business hours to allow enough time to correct errors or overcome other problems

Required Registrations:
1. SAM Registration Requirement. Applicants must be registered with before submitting their application. Applicants must maintain current information in SAM on immediate and highest-level owner and subsidiaries, as well as on all predecessors that have been awarded a Federal contract or grant within the last three years, if applicable. Information in SAM must be current for all times during which the applicant has an active Federal award or an application or plan under consideration by HUD.
2. DUNS Number Requirement: Applicants must provide a valid DUNS number, registered and active at, in the application. DUNS numbers may be obtained for free from Dun & Bradstreet. To apply or search for a DUNS identified, please visit
3. Requirement to Register with Anyone planning to submit applications on behalf of an organization must register at and be approved by the E-Biz POC in SAM to submit applications for the organization. Registration for SAM and is a multi-step process and can take four (4) weeks or longer to complete if data issues arise. Applicants without a valid registration cannot apply through Complete registration instructions and guidance are provided on

Recipients will be required to provide matching contributions. Each recipient shall contribute towards the housing modification and rehabilitation services provided to eligible veterans an amount equal to not less than 50 percent of the grant award received. For more information, see

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Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Questions regarding specific program requirements for this NOFA should be directed to the POC listed below:

For information concerning the VHRMP, contact Jovette Gadson, Senior Community Planning and Development Specialist:
1-877-787-2526 (this is a toll-free number)
(202) 708-2290 (this is not a toll-free number)

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
451 7th Street S.W., Room 7240
Washington, DC 20410

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