Podcast: What Can Adaptive Design for Veterans Teach Us About Universal Design?

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Contact: Jeff Augello
jaugello@nahb.org
(202) 266-8490

On the latest episode of NAHB’s Housing Developments podcast, co-hosts CEO Jerry Howard and Chief Lobbyist Jim Tobin welcome Chief of Specially Adapted Housing for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Jason Latona, to discuss his work assisting eligible veterans and service members access the housing adaptation grants that they have earned to live more safely and independently.

Tune in below or wherever you listen to podcasts to learn more about these specially adapted housing (SAH) grants, the aging-in-place and universal design elements that go into these homes, and how to get involved in the program.

For more information or questions about SAH grants:

Builders actively engaged in an SAH project will have the direct contact information for their assigned SAH Agent and an alternate SAH contact.

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