Lenders will see a somewhat wider field of options available through their veterans affairs loan programs now that the full House has passed legislation that "cleans up" portions of the program.

The House, as expected, quickly passed H.R. 4724 by voice vote Aug. 1, sending it to the senate where approval will probably have to wait until after Congress finishes with Whitewater proceedings and health care reform. Senate staffers said approval could come shortly after the recess.

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