The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is establishing through this final rule the COVID-19 Veterans Assistance Partial Claim Payment program (COVID-VAPCP), a temporary program to help veterans return to making normal loan payments on a VA-guaranteed loan (guaranteed loan) after exiting a forbearance for financial hardship due, directly or indirectly, to the COVID-19 national emergency.
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) proposes to amend the regulations pertaining to the name of the Chapter 31 Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment program. VA provides benefits and services under the program name of “Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment''. VA is proposing to amend the name to “Veteran Readiness and Employment'' (VR&E). VA further proposes that the references to the position of “Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Officer'' be amended to “Veteran Readiness and Employment Officer'' and the position of “Director of Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment'' be amended to “Executive Director of Veteran Readiness and Employment''.