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Rural Housing Preservation Grants (Section 533)

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 10.433
U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Housing Service
Jul 19, 2021

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The Rural Housing Preservation Grant (HPG) program provides funds to sponsoring organizations to establish grants or low-interest loan programs for homeowners to repair or rehabilitate individual housing, rental properties, or co-ops owned and/or occupied by very low- and low-income rural persons.

Eligible expenses include:

  • Repairing or replacing electrical wiring, foundations, roofs, insulation, heating systems and water/waste disposal systems
  • Handicap accessibility features
  • Labor and materials
  • Administrative expenses
  • Additional expenses that are listed in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 1944.664

Eligible entities include:

  • State and local governments
  • Nonprofit corporations
  • Federally recognized tribes

Grantees must use funds in towns with a population under 20,000 or on federally recognized Tribal lands. Check eligibility by address.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

No minimum or maximum award amounts have been established. The project period can be up to 2 years.

Application process

Links to additional guidance, a program fact sheet, and the application instructions are available on the program website and

Tagged as
Capital funding · Housing and homelessness · Human services

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