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Georgia


Single Family Housing Programs

 


Single Family Housing Program:

Single Family Housing Programs provide homeownership opportunities to low- and moderate-income rural Americans through several loan, grant, and loan guarantee programs.  The programs also make funding available to individuals to finance vital improvements necessary to make their homes decent, safe, and sanitary.  Visit the following site for a complete overview: Single Family Housing Programs

Click here for Information for Realtors

Click here for Information for Builders


Georgia Rural/Urban Line Changes 2014

We reviewed all cities and census designated places in Georgia during the month of April 2014 The changes in pdf Eligible-Ineligible Areas 2014 are in compliance with the farm bill (Agricultural Act of 2014). The other areas/census designated places which are less than 35,000 will remain ineligible due to not being rural in character. If the city is not addressed in the pdf Eligible-Ineligible Areas 2014 and is currently ineligible on the USDA, Rural Development property eligibility website (http://eligibility.sc.egov.usda.gov/eligibility/welcomeAction.do), it will remain ineligible. New eligible areas (yellow shaded) will be effective May 6, 2014 and new ineligible areas (purple shaded) will be effective October 1, 2014. See pdf Eligible-Ineligible Areas 2014 for more details.


Click here for Eligible-Ineligible Areas 2014

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Information for Lenders:

Guaranteed Loan File Reviewing Status

Georgia Rural Development's typical turn time for conditional commitments is 7-14 business days from the date the complete file is received from the lender.

 

All Files (GUS Accept, GUS Full Doc, GUS Refers, Manuals and Refi’s) for origination should be emailed to ra.gagrh@ga.usda.gov   Read your GUS Findings. Submit required documentation

 

All Loan Note Guarantee requests (closing files) should be emailed to ra.grhclosings@ga.usda.gov

We are currently receiving 20 to 30 files per day to review and process. NO rush request will be accepted. The files are reviewed in date/time order the complete file is received. The person within your company that sends the origination package will get a confirmation email of the date/time the package was accepted by Rural Development. You can then determine where your file is in the review line based on the current day we are reviewing (posted in red below). Please keep the phone calls/emails to RD for the underwriter only. Continuous update request through email/phone calls takes away from the review time and delays review time for your file as well as other files. Thanks for your business, patience and understanding.

 

Reviewing Status, On Friday, September 19, 2014:  We are currently reviewing files received on September 9, 2014. 

You can also call 706-546-2169 x1 if this site has not been updated to check current turn times. Our normal turn time is at least 10 business days from the date we received the complete application. Holidays and other circumstances may extend our current turn times.


 

Guaranteed Documents for Lenders

Guarantee Fee and Annual Fee Info:


Lender File Submissions:

 

Lender Checklist:


Rural Refinance Pilot:

 

GA Income Limits:


Guaranteed Guide and Training:

 

GUS User Guides:

 

Guaranteed RD regulations & Important Administrative Notices (AN's):

 
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