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REALTORS advocate homeownership opportunities for veterans on Capitol Hill

Feb 11, 2016
National Association of REALTORS 2016 Vice President Sherri Meadows recently delivered a message to the U.S. House Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity that NAR strongly supports the Veterans Affairs Department’s Home Loan Guaranty Program and Specially Adapted Housing Grants. NAR looks forward to working with the VA on further initiatives to ensure homeownership remains in reach for America’s veterans. 
 
Meadows also told the committee that NAR supports an increase in VA loan limits. Such a move would recognize the challenge posed by purchasing a home in certain high-cost areas and give veterans greater flexibility in their purchasing decisions. 
 
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