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Rural Housing Preservation Grants (Section 533)

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 10.433
U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Housing Service
Jul 17, 2017

For questions, contact the local Rural Development Office.


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

Eligible entities include:

  • State and local governments
  • Nonprofit corporations
  • Faith-based and community organizations
  • Federally-recognized Indian tribes
  • Consortia of eligible entities

Grantees must use funds in towns with a population under 20,000 or on federally recognized Tribal lands

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $50,000
Number of awards: 100
Total Funds available: $3,871,198

Application process

Links to the pre-application form and full announcement are available on the program website and

Applicants interested in submitting a paper application must contact their local Rural Development Office for copies of the paper application package.

Tagged as
Capital funding ยท Housing and homelessness

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