Housing & Real Estate

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Legal Services Organizations by State

Every State has one or more organizations that provide free legal services for low-income individuals and families. Many military and veteran families may qualify for this assistance.

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Interactive Form - Letter to Landlord Ending the Lease Early

As a member of the Armed Forces, Reserves, National Guard or other uniformed services, you have legal protections for you and your family when you are called into active duty military service. A law that provides many of these protections is called the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA). This law was made to help protect members of the military and their family who may have trouble with financial and legal issues because of military service.
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Interactive Form - Motion to Stay Proceedings

You and your family have certain legal protections when you are called into active duty military service. These laws apply to members of the Armed Forces, Reserves, National Guard and other uniformed services. A law providing many of these protections is called the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA). This law helps protect members of the military and their families from financial and legal harm because of military service.
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Interactive Form - SCRA Letter from Commanding Officer

You and your family have certain legal protections when you are called into active duty military service. These laws apply to members of the Armed Forces, Reserves, National Guard and other uniformed services.
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Veterans Affairs Supported Housing (HUD-VASH)

Overview

Veterans Affairs Supported Housing (HUD-VASH) is a collaborative program between the VA and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development that helps homeless veterans find housing, pay rent, and obtain access to health care services.
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Eviction - Overview

One common issue tenants face is getting an eviction notice.  State laws vary on what is required to evict a tenant from rental property.  We will be adding information on eviction to this website in the future, including the special rules that apply to eviction from base housing.

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SCRA Claims: How to Get Attorney Help

Learn more about the provision in the Veterans Benefits Act of 2010 that should make it easier for you to find a private attorney in a SCRA claim.
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Interactive Form - Letter to Landlord (Eviction)

As a member of the Armed Forces, Reserves, National Guard or other uniformed services, you have legal protections for you and your family when you are called into active duty military service. 

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Interactive Form - Waiver of SCRA

 

You and your family have certain legal protections when you are called into active duty military service. These laws apply to members of the Armed Forces, Reserves, National Guard and other uniformed services.

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Fair Lending Protections

Veterans and military families have all of the protections under the Fair Housing Act when financing the purchase of a home. Protection against discrimination based on disability also includes service-connected disabilities.