USDA Rural Development Offers Housing Preservation Grants
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack recently announced applications for grants are being accepted to provide assistance to low- and very-low-income rural residents to repair their homes. USDA Rural Development is offering Housing Preservation Grants to intermediaries such as town or county governments, public agencies, federally recognized Indian Tribes, and non-profit and faith-based organizations. The grants are then distributed to qualified homeowners or owners of multi-family rental properties or cooperative dwellings who rent to low- and very-low-income residents. USDA does not provide funding directly to homeowners under this program.
Applications are due June 25. For more information, visit http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2012-05-09/html/2012-11036.htm.