Housing & Real Estate

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Benefits Discharge List

Many benefits are available to veterans after separation from the military. However, these benefits often depend on the type of discharge status received.
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Survivor Benefits Plan: Unexpected Expenses for Retroactive Retirement

The National Veterans Legal Services Program (NVLSP) created a flyer to provide information to veterans about the possibility of automatic enrollment in the Survivor Benefit Plan resulting in a veteran being charged for several back years of premiums. This information is for veterans receiving a retroactive retirement. 

Homeowners Assistance Program

The Homeowners Assistance Program (HAP) provides assistance with foreclosure situations. For eligible applicants, the Government may:

Relief for Military Tenants Under SCRA

Federal protections for relocated servicemembers

Help for Tenants in Foreclosed Buildings

What do I need to know?

On May 20, 2009 President Obama signed a law that gives some new protections to most tenants whose landlords are going through foreclosure. The law takes effect immediately. Here is the gist of the law: