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VA to start processing disability claims for certain conditions related to particulate matter (8/2/2021)

The Department of Veterans Affairs will begin processing disability claims Aug. 2 for asthma, rhinitis and sinusitis on a presumptive basis based on presumed particulate matter exposures during military service in Southwest Asia and certain other areas - if these conditions manifested within 10 years of a qualifying period of military service.

VA brings more appointees aboard (8/2/2021)

The latest Biden-Harris administration appoints three more leaders to the Department of Veteran Affairs.

Secretaries of USDA, HUD, VA, Treasury, and FHFA Acting Director release joint statement on agency actions to prevent evictions (7/30/2021)

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) eviction moratorium is in place until July 31st, but the Supreme Court's ruling made clear that CDC cannot extend the moratorium past its current expiration date.

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