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USDA Rural Development's housing programs provide homeownership, renovation and repair opportunities in rural areas to income-eligible individuals and families. Financing is also available to support the development and rental of affordable multi-family housing in rural towns and communities.

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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.gov)

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.gov.

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 http://sam.gov and frequently Asked Questions/Quick Start

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