USDA Rural Development programs available to private lenders

Dozens of private lenders are helping West Virginia communities grow through participation in our loan guarantee programs. Click on a program below to learn more.

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Housing Loan Guarantees

Commercial Loan Guarantees

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Resources for lenders

Resources for Borrowers & Realtors

Eligible areas:
Complete applications for the RHS Housing programs, on hand as of close of business September 30, 2013, or filed pursuant to NOFA announcements published by September 30, 2013, may be processed using 2000 Census data for determining property eligibility and continuing to use the currently published ineligible areas as published on the Eligibility website at for the Single and Multi-Family housing Programs.

System for Award Management (

SAM is the new, free, 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.

SAM replaces the 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 you to