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Printable Housing Program Guide

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Resources for individuals and families

Multi-Family Housing (MFH) Resources

Housing Programs for Private Lenders

Housing Programs for other applicants

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USDA Home Loan Servicing Information

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See Also:
Resources for Borrowers & Realtors

Resources for Multi-Family Housing Program Borrowers

Non-USDA Affordable Housing Resources

System for Award Management (

SAM is the new streamlined reporting system for USDA and other federal agencies. The consolidated system simplifies the process for loan and grant recipients and makes project tracking more transparent.NOTE: Individuals applying for a home loan do NOT use

SAM replaces the following systems: Central Contractor Registration (CCR), Federal Agency Registration (FedReg), Online Representations and Certifications Application (ORCA), and the Excluded Parties List.

More information is at and frequently Asked Questions/Quick Start

The web addresses for legacy systems will also automatically redirect users to