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What are some grants available for individual housing?

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Some of the grants that are available for individual housing are the Transitional Housing Grant Program, the Specially Adapted Housing Grant Program, and the Rural Repair and Rehabilitation Grant. All grants have special conditions that individuals must satisfy in order to qualify.

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The U.S. Department of Justice offers the Transitional Housing Grant. It provides housing for individuals displaced from their homes due to acts of violence, which includes sexual assault and general harassment. The Transition Housing Grant is a temporary program, during which the individual receives help with security deposit, rent and utility payment.

The Specially Adapted Housing Grant Program is for veterans who were injured in the line of duty or have a disability resulting from active service. The grant is used to help them construct or modify a house that promotes their independence.

The Rural Repair and Rehabilitation Grant (also, Single Family Housing Repair Loan and Grant) is for individuals who are 62 years of age and older. The purpose of the grant is to help with home repairs and modernization and to improve the safety of the house. Apart from being age 62 and older, the individual must be domiciled in the rural area and must demonstrate the inability to repay a loan.

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