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Needs of Disabled Veterans Outpace Housing Grant

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Needs of Disabled Veterans Outpace Housing Grant

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Needs of Disabled Veterans Outpace Housing Grant

Needs of Disabled Veterans Outpace Housing Grant

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Homes for Our Troops is a nonprofit grup that helps disabled veterans build new homes or retrofit old homes to adapt them to their disabilities.

But criteria for the government's Specially Adapted Housing grant exclude many severely disabled veterans, and the grant amount has not kept pace with the current price of a home.

John Gonsalves, president and founder of Homes for Our Troops, talks with Robert Siegel about the challenges his group and disabled veterans face.

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