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Rural Housing Preservation Grants (Section 533)

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 10.433
U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Housing Service
Jul 8, 2019

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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

Priority will be given to projects designed to reduce the morbidity and mortality associated with Substance Use Disorder (including opioid misuse) in high-risk rural communities by strengthening the capacity to address prevention, treatment and/or recovery at the community, county, state, and/or regional levels:

Key strategies include:

  • Prevention: Reducing the occurrence of Substance Use Disorder (including opioid misuse) and fatal substance-related overdoses through community and provider education and harm reduction measures such as the strategic placement of overdose reversing devices, such as naloxone
  • Treatment: Implementing or expanding access to evidence-based treatment practices for Substance Use Disorder (including opioid misuse) such as medication-assisted treatment (MAT)
  • Recovery: Expanding peer recovery and treatment options that help people start and stay in recovery

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: 160
Total Funds available: $15,888,420

Application process

Links to state-specific information and forms are available on the program website. Once the pre-application form is complete, choose the send form button to submit the form and required attachments.

Applicants must also submit the electronic application forms through the package tab on

Tagged as
Capital funding · Housing and homelessness · Illicit drug use · Prescription drug abuse · Substance abuse

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