The Single Family 504 Grant Program enables very low income individuals over the age of 62, to remove health or safety hazards or to modernize a home, such as adding handicap accessibility. The applicant must have limited resources and be unable to obtain credit elsewhere. A 504 Grant may be combined with a 504 Loan.

Qualifying Criteria:

The house needing repair must be located in an eligible rural area. To verify property eligibility, please visit our website at: http://eligibility.sc.egov.usda.gov/eligibility/welcomeAction.do

The Household Income must be at or below the established limit based on the number of household members and the county where the property is located. There must be no repayment ability in order to obtain the 504 Grant only. To verify income eligibility, please visit our website at: http://eligilibity.sc.egov.usda.gov/eligibility/welcomeAction.do

The applicant must be age 62 or over in order to be eligible.

The applicant should have at least two to three repair or modernization estimates.

Grant Terms:

The maximum lifetime Grant amount is $7500. There is no repayment needed.

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