On March 29, 2017, United States Congressman Charlie Christ of Florida introduced the Senior Accessible Housing Act (HR 1780) to the U.S. House of Representatives as a home modification tax credit. The act, if ever signed into law, would allow individuals 60 years of age and older to receive tax-based credits to modify their homes
Home Modification Legislation
If you are looking to make modifications to make your home more accessible, there are tax credits available to you. Learn more about the pieces of home modification legislation that may impact you by reading through Hampton Roads Mobility blog.
According to the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development, recent U.S. Census reports indicate that more than 950,000 Virginians have one or more disabilities, but a low percentage actually take advantage of Home Modifications Tax Credits. By the year 2025, more than 25% of Virginians will be over the age of 60, and the