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How do I reserve a burial space in a Texas State Veterans Cemetery?
Burial plots may not be reserved. However, each VLB Texas State Veterans Cemetery will provide an opportunity to pre-register or verify eligibility in advance of need and will keep that information on file. Learn More
How do I find the Texas State Veterans Home closest to my area?
There are currently eight Texas State Veterans Homes across Texas: Tyler, Temple, Floresville, Bonham, Big Spring, McAllen, El Paso, and Amarillo. Learn More
How do I apply to the Texas State Veterans Home in my area?
Please visit the web page for the home you in which you are interested. The admission application is available in PDF format for download and printing. Look for the "Get Application" button, or check the right-hand resource area. Learn More
How do I apply on-line for a VLB Loan?
At this time, you may only apply for a VLB Land or Home Improvement Loan online.  For VLB Home Loans, please contact your lender for a VLB Home Loan application packet. Applications in PDF format may also be downloaded from the individual loan web pages. Be sure to check eligibility. Learn More    APPLY ONLINE
How do I get help filling out VLB forms?
You can talk with a VLB representative by calling toll free 1-800-252-8387(VETS)Monday through Friday from 7:30am to 5:30 pm. Make sure to have all relevant information ready before you call. We look forward to hearing from you. Learn More
How do I apply for a Home Improvement Loan?
A Home Improvement application can be downloaded from the Home Improvement Loan web page or you may request an application by calling toll free 1-800-252-VETS(8387) Learn More
How can I learn how the Land Loan program works?
The VLB Land Loan program offers an excellent financing alternative and is easy to use. Guidance on eligibility requirements, application procedures, land criteria, appraisals, closing processes and real estate registry may be found on the Land Loan web page or by calling toll free 1-800-252-VETS (8387). Learn More
How can I view my active Land Loan online?
If you are a current account holder in the VLB Land Loan Program, you may access your account online. Learn More
How do I apply for a Home Loan?
First find the home you want to buy. Make sure both you and the home meet VLB Home Loan eligibility. You can then use this website to help find a VLB participating lender. Request a Veterans Housing Assistance Program (VHAP) application from the lender, including the application for certification as a Texas veteran. Then you are on your way. Learn More
How can I use the VLB Home Loan Program to finance a home selling for $475,000?
The VLB will lend the amount of the home's purchase price up to $417,000. All application materials must be requested from and returned to the lending institution, which may choose to finance the balance. Ask your lender. Learn More
How do I find a VLB participating lender in my area?
A current list of participating lenders may be found on this website. Learn More
How can I find out about a discount for disabled veterans?
The VLB Home and Home Improvement Loans offer an interest rate reduction to surviving spouses of those killed in action, and qualifying veterans with disabilities. Learn More
How do I request permission to use the VLB logo?
The Texas Veterans Land Board has intellectual property rights to the VLB logo. No one may use the VLB logo without first gaining express permission from the GLO’s Office of Communications. Learn More

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Main Office
P.O. Box 12873
Austin, Texas 78711-2873
800.252.VETS (8387)