Current through Register 2022 Notice Reg. No. 14, April 8, 2022
Any person wishing to apply for either the Assistive Technology or
Transportation Loan Guarantee programs may do so at any of the Department's
District or Branch offices. Applicants shall supply the Department with all of
the following information:
(1) The name, home
address and telephone number of the individual whom the loan will
(2) Documentation of the
current monthly household income and expenses.
(3) Proof of steady employment and/or other
source of income for a minimum of one year prior to the date of the loan
Either of the
A physician's certification,
including a description and prognosis of the individual's disabling condition,
1.In the case of applicants for the
Transportation Loan Guarantee program, the child or employed adult requires a
modified vehicle for mobility.
the case of applicants for the Assistive Technology Loan Guarantee program, the
individual with a disability requires the specified equipment, aid or device in
order to engage in employment or to live more independently.
A written description from a
professional knowledgeable in the field, such as an independent living
specialist, rehabilitation engineer, or a private rehabilitation counselor of
both 1. and either 2. or 3.:
individual's functional capacities.
2.The type of vehicle and the modifications
that will be necessary to a vehicle for applicants for the Transportation Loan
type of equipment, aid or device that will be required based upon the
individual's functional capacities in order for the individual to engage in
employment or live more independently for applicants for the Assistive
Technology Loan Guarantee program.
(5) The estimated or, if known, the actual
amount of the loan request.
applicants for the Transportation Loan Guarantee program, an estimate of the
number of miles per month that the applicant anticipates the vehicle will be
(7) Any additional
information specified by the Department that is necessary to determine
eligibility for a loan guarantee pursuant to these regulations.
(b) Any cost incurred as a direct
result of the application process shall be the responsibility of the applicant.
However, those costs may be included as part of the loan request.