At this time, applications are only being accepted from Wounded, Injured, or Ill and Surviving Spouse applicants.
There is currently no HAP approved for BRAC Impacted Personnel.
The Homeowners Assistance Program, commonly referred to as HAP, is authorized by Section 1013 of the Demonstration Cities and Metropolitan Development Act of 1966, as amended. It authorizes the Secretary of Defense to provide financial aid to eligible military (including Coast Guard), civilian, certain overseas employees, and non-appropriated fund employee homeowners who have served or have been employed at or near military installations which the Department of Defense (DoD) has ordered to be closed or whose operations have been significantly reduced and where real estate values have declined because of the announced closure or realignment. Section 1001 of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act expanded the HAP authority to authorize the Secretary of Defense to provide financial aid to:
1) Members of the Armed Forces (30% or greater disability) who incur a wound, injury, or illness in the line of duty during a deployment in support of the Armed Forces on or after September 11, 2001.
2) Wounded DoD and Coast Guard civilian homeowners reassigned in furtherance of medical treatment or rehabilitation or due to medical retirement in connection with a disability incurred in the performance of his or her duties during a forward deployment occurring on or after September 11, 2001 in support of the Armed Forces.
3) Surviving spouses of fallen warriors who move within two years of the death of such employee or member.