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How Come My Daughter Didn’t Get Her Housing Allowance for Oct.?

Q: My daughter has been using my Post 9/11 GI Bill since March and has been getting her BAH every month, but not for October. She has 12 months of it so she still should be receiving it. Is there a delay because of budget or beginning of fiscal year? Who can I call to sort this out? Thanks!

A: It is most likely because the VA gets backlogged processing GI Bill applications during the fall term. Most new students start during this term along with all the returning students, so it takes the VA awhile to process all the applications. If she doesn’t see a payment by the end of the first week of November, then I would call, or have her call, the VA and ask why she had not received her payment. Sometimes by contacting either one of the VA’s State or Regional Offices, you get a faster response.

I agree, if she had 12 months of Post 9/11 GI Bill benefits and has only used them since March, she should still have benefits left. Give it another couple of weeks and see what happens.

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