Habitat for Humanity wants to help local veterans Posted in: Columns Habitat for Humanity of Smith County has received grant money to help veterans in rural areas of East Texas make critical repairs to their homes. The Housing Assistance Council selected Habitat to receive a $30,000 grant under the HAC Affordable Housing for Rural Veterans Initiative made possible through generous support from ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!