38 USC 2101 - Veterans eligible for assistance

(a) Acquisition of Housing With Special Features.— 

(1) Subject to paragraph (3), the Secretary may assist a disabled veteran described in paragraph (2) in acquiring a suitable housing unit with special fixtures or movable facilities made necessary by the nature of the veterans disability, and necessary land therefor.
(2) A veteran is described in this paragraph if the veteran is entitled to compensation under chapter 11 of this title for a permanent and total service-connected disability that meets any of the following criteria:
(A) The disability is due to the loss, or loss of use, of both lower extremities such as to preclude locomotion without the aid of braces, crutches, canes, or a wheelchair.

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(B) The disability is due to
(i) blindness in both eyes, having only light perception, plus
(ii) loss or loss of use of one lower extremity.
(C) The disability is due to the loss or loss of use of one lower extremity together with
(i) residuals of organic disease or injury; or
(ii) the loss or loss of use of one upper extremity,

which so affect the functions of balance or propulsion as to preclude locomotion without the aid of braces, crutches, canes, or a wheelchair.

(D) The disability is due to the loss, or loss of use, of both upper extremities such as to preclude use of the arms at or above the elbows.
(3) The regulations prescribed under subsection (d) shall require that assistance under paragraph (1) may be provided to a veteran only if the Secretary finds that
(A) it is medically feasible for the veteran to reside in the proposed housing unit and in the proposed locality;
(B) the proposed housing unit bears a proper relation to the veterans present and anticipated income and expenses; and

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(C) the nature and condition of the proposed housing unit are such as to be suitable to the veterans needs for dwelling purposes.
(b) Adaptations to Residence of Veteran.— 

(1) Subject to paragraph (3), the Secretary shall assist any disabled veteran described in paragraph (2) (other than a veteran who is eligible for assistance under subsection (a))
(A) in acquiring such adaptations to such veterans residence as are determined by the Secretary to be reasonably necessary because of such disability; or
(B) in acquiring a residence already adapted with special features determined by the Secretary to be reasonably necessary for the veteran because of such disability.
(2) A veteran is described in this paragraph if the veteran is entitled to compensation under chapter 11 of this title for a permanent and total service-connected disability that meets either of the following criteria:
(A) The disability is due to blindness in both eyes with 5/200 visual acuity or less.
(B) The disability includes the anatomical loss or loss of use of both hands.
(3) Assistance under paragraph (1) may be provided only to a veteran who the Secretary determines
(A) is residing in and reasonably intends to continue residing in a residence owned by such veteran or by a member of such veterans family; or
(B) if the veterans residence is to be constructed or purchased, will be residing in and reasonably intends to continue residing in a residence owned by such veteran or by a member of such veterans family.
(c) 
(1) The Secretary may provide assistance under subsection (a) to a member of the Armed Forces serving on active duty who is suffering from a disability described in subparagraph (A), (B), (C), or (D) of paragraph (2) of that subsection if such disability is the result of an injury incurred or disease contracted in or aggravated in line of duty in the active military, naval, or air service. Such assistance shall be provided to the same extent as assistance is provided under that subsection to veterans eligible for assistance under that subsection and subject to the requirements of paragraph (3) of that subsection.
(2) The Secretary may provide assistance under subsection (b) to a member of the Armed Forces serving on active duty who is suffering from a disability described in subparagraph (A) or (B) of paragraph (2) of that subsection if such disability is the result of an injury incurred or disease contracted in or aggravated in line of duty in the active military, naval, or air service. Such assistance shall be provided to the same extent as assistance is provided under that subsection to veterans eligible for assistance under that subsection and subject to the requirements of paragraph (3) of that subsection.
(d) Regulations.— 
Assistance under this section shall be provided in accordance with such regulations as the Secretary may prescribe.