Housing & Real Estate

Resources and information on topics such as homeownership, landlord/tenant rights, and subsidized housing.

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Frequently Asked Questions: "Service Animals" and "Assistance Animals," What Are My Rights?

Learn about the federal laws that support people in need of a service animal.

The Stateside Legal Advocate Tool Kit

Below are several toolkits and resources that will help you assist a veteran in need. They include links to specific laws, regulations, and veteran resources. Please contact us if you know of a helpful tool that is not included here. 


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Veteran's Guide to Home Loans

This guide explains how home loans work generally, and how the VA Home Loan Program works.

Enactment of the Servicemembers and Veterans Initiative Act of 2020

The Servicemembers and Veterans Initiative Act of 2020 was enacted on January 5, 2021. Read how this Act helps Veterans, Servicemembers, and their families protect their rights.

Overview of Servicemembers Civil Relief Act

A brief overview of SCRA legal protections for activated servicemembers, with links to more details.
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Foreclosure Overview

You may qualify for free legal help with foreclosure.

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The Homeless Veteran's Resource Guide

Many organizations provide support to homeless veterans.  These services include housing, food programs, educational opportunities, counselling and legal help. Open the attached document to find a comprehensive listing of resources and links. 

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Legal Needs Check-up Tool - Interactive Interview

Try our navigator to find legal information and where to get help with your legal issue.
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Veterans Affairs Supported Housing (HUD-VASH)

Information on the Veterans Affairs Supported Housing program that helps homeless veterans find housing, pay rent, and get healthcare.

VA income and HUD subsidized housing


If VA disability is not counted as income, why do I have to give my HUD housing 30% of my disability pay?


Jim's Reply:

I'm not sure who told you that VA disability pay isn't income but it's usually seen as a part of our overall total income. VA disability pay isn't taxed, but it is usually recorded as income.