Texas Veterans are now eligible for low-interest land loans up to $125,000 — the maximum allowed by law. Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush increased the land loan limit in his first act as Chairman of the Texas Veterans Land Board (VLB). The previous land loan limit was $100,000. “Texas Veterans have more than earned […]
Since its creation, the Texas Veterans Land Board (VLB) has funded more than $10.8 billion to serve more than 200,000 Veterans with low-interest housing, home improvement and land loans. During fiscal year 2014, the VLB saw an increase in land loan applications that was 40% over the previous year. By August 31, 2014 the VLB […]
If you are a Texas Veteran considering the purchase of land using the Texas Veterans Land Board (VLB) Land Loan Program, then don’t delay! To celebrate the new year, the VLB has waived the $325 appraisal fee for land loan applications during the month of January. This special and limited-time offer is available to eligible Texas Veterans, military […]
The Texas Veterans Land Board welcomes George P. Bush as the 28th Commissioner of the Texas General Land Office and Chairman of the Texas Veterans Land Board. Commissioner Bush was sworn in at a special oath of office ceremony in the Senate chambers at the Texas Capitol in Austin on January 2, 2015. Veterans Land Board Executive Secretary Bill […]
Lockheed Martin is the new title sponsor of the Armed Forces Bowl, a nationally televised college football game in Fort Worth on Friday, January 2, 2015. Veterans, retired military, active duty, guard and reservists are eligible for up to four complimentary tickets. The Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl is committed to paying a full tribute […]
On Saturday, November 29, 2014 over 6,000 people visited the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery to honor and remember our nation’s military heroes at the annual holiday wreath laying ceremony.
Since 1946, Texas Veterans have been able to finance land purchases on favorable terms through the Texas Veterans Land Board (VLB). While the vast majority of Veteran borrowers keep current on their payments, a few must return land to the VLB due to non-payment. These forfeited properties are offered first to Texas Veterans through quarterly […]
The 3rd Annual Bonham Festival of Flight at Jones Field Airport in Bonham, Texas took place on Saturday, October 25, 2014. The Bonham Festival of Flight is a self-described “celebration of aviation” hosted by the City of Bonham and the Bonham Area Chamber of Commerce. This year the festival drew a record crowd of over […]
An unfolding story of a heroic veteran was celebrated at a very special Veterans Day service on Friday, November 7, 2014.
The Texas Veterans Land Board (VLB) has joined forces with the Texas Veterans Commission (TVC) and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to help more Veterans obtain the medical care they need. Below, please find some options for Veterans and military members seeking access to health care through the VA system. Attend a Veteran […]