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Rural Development

Housing & Community Facilities Programs

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This program provides government funds to tax-exempt public agencies and private non-profit organizations to package applications for submission to Housing and Community Facilities Programs.   Packagers assist very low- and low-income applicants with the application process by prescreening, making preliminary eligibility determinations, ensuring the application is complete, and helping the applicant understand the program. 

Packagers receive training from the Agency and receive a certificate to participate in the program.  The certificate qualifies the grantee to package applications for one year which ends September 30.  The packager may receive a fee to deliver complete application packages to the Agency.