Rural Housing Preservation Grants (Section 533)
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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
- 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.
No minimum or maximum award amounts have been established. The project period can be up to 2 years.
Approximately $18,500,000 is available for eligible participants, and approximately $2,500,000 is available for disaster assistance.
Links to additional guidance, a program fact sheet, and the application instructions are available on grants.gov and the program website.
- U.S. Department of Agriculture, view details
- USDA Rural Housing Service, view details
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