For more than 75 years, the VA home loan benefit has helped millions of eligible Veterans and service members buy a home. A VA home loan means lower-than-average interest rates, limited closing costs and no down payment. For more information, contact VA (https://www.va.gov/homeloans or 1-800-MyVA411 press 5 for benefits, then 3 for home loans) or talk to a lender of your choice.
Lower Your Monthly Mortgage Payments with an Interest Rate Reduction Refinance Loan
If you have an existing VA-backed home loan and want to reduce your monthly mortgage payments—or make your payments more stable—an interest rate reduction refinance loan (IRRRL) may be right for you. Refinancing lets you replace your current loan with a new one under different terms. Find out if you’re eligible and learn more about how to apply.
Apply for a Specially Adapted Housing Grant for Veterans
VA offers housing grants for service members and Veterans with certain service-connected disabilities to buy or change a home to meet their needs and live more independently. Changing a home may involve installing ramps or widening doorways. Find out if you’re eligible and learn how to apply for a disability housing grant.
Learn How Home, Work Environment Support Your Health
For most people, there is a strong connection between where they are and how they feel. Your breathing, heart rate, blood pressure, stress levels and brain chemicals are all affected by your environment. Discover how home and work environments can support your Whole Health.
June is PTSD Awareness Month. Complete 30 minutes of exercise at any time during the month of June in the PTSD Awareness Virtual Walk and help spread the word that effective PTSD treatments are available.
Support Veterans by Participating in Team RWB’s Old Glory Relay
Veterans and community supporters of all ages and abilities nationwide are welcome to participate in Team Red, White and Blue’s Old Glory Relay. Participants can run, walk or hike with the flag in person or participate virtually from their communities.
Borne the Battle: Benefits Breakdown–Million Veteran Program
This week’s Borne the Battle–a benefits breakdown–features the Million Veteran Program, which is a national, voluntary research program to learn about how genes, lifestyle and military exposures affect health and illness and improve health care for Veterans.
VA Seeks Input on Challenges to Veteran Voter Registration
With primary season upon us, VA wants to learn more about the Veteran voter registration experience and how you participate in our nation’s democratic process. Please complete this survey to help us understand how we can best assist Veteran voters exercise the right that they fought to defend. Click here to learn more and take the survey to share your voice.
Update Your Address and Contact Information Online
Are you moving, currently receiving benefits or prescriptions, or enrolled in VA health care and want to know how to change your address? You can update your personal contact information anytime, anywhere through VA.gov. Log in or create a free VA.gov account today!