NeighborImpact’s lending program is offering 15-thousand dollar grants to veterans in Crook, Deschutes and Jefferson counties and Warm Springs to help them buy their first home. Lending Program Director John Cox says the veteran needs proof of service in the military with a DD-214…. have a household income below 100-per cent of the Area Median Income…. take a Home Buyer Education course…and take a housing financial consultation. Cox says there are only 10 grants for veterans available in Central Oregon. Go to the Neighbor Impact webpage to get more information or to apply for a grant.