VLB Chairman Bush Announces $450,000 for Structural Improvements to Three Texas State Veteran Homes

VA grant money will be used to replace roofing and flooring

Contact: Matt Atwood, Press Secretary - Texas General Land Office
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PRESS RELEASE — Mar 24, 2022

Austin — Today, Veteran Land Board (VLB) Chairman George P. Bush announced that the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) has awarded the VLB a grant totaling $453,335.50 to three Texas State Veterans Homes (TSVH). The grant money will be used to replace the roofing at the Ambrosio Guillen TSVH in El Paso and the Alfredo Gonzalez TSVH in McAllen. Additionally, the grant will be used to replace the flooring at the Ussery-Roan TSVH in Amarillo.  

“Providing a welcoming home and exceptional long-term care to our nation’s heroes is of utmost importance,” said VLB Chairman Bush. “These VA grants provide critical financial support to our Veteran communities and we welcome these funds that will help ensure that our facilities continue to serve Veterans for years to come.” The grant announcement letter can be found here. The VLB operates nine Veterans homes throughout Texas, and broke ground on its 10th home in summer 2021. More information on eligibility and locations of the Veterans homes can be found here.

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