In order to receive a HISA grant, the Veteran must first have a prescription from a VA or fee-basis physician. This must include specific items required, diagnosis with medical justification, and the Veteran's name, address, SSN, and phone number(s).
To apply, the Veteran must first provide a completed VA Form 10-0103, VETERANS APPLICATION FOR ASSISTANCE In Acquiring Home Improvement and Structural Alterations. If a leased or rented property, written permission from the owner. Quotes from at least 3 licensed contractors (if required by state law), to include the contractors name, address, telephone, and Federal TIN or personal SSN. Additionally, the Veteran's name, address, and telephone number, along with plans and drawings must be provided. Furthermore, an itemized list of estimated materials, cost, and labor cost, all permits required (it is the contractors responsibility to obtain these) and a picture of the work site prior to construction is required.