Federal Home Improvement Grants Programs

The Housing and Community Facilities Programs from the U.S. Department of Argriculture provides a number of homeownership opportunities to rural Americans, as well as home improvement grant and loan programs for house renovation and repair. HCFP also makes financing available to elderly, disabled, or low-income rural residents of multi-unit housing buildings to ensure they are able to make rent payments.

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development offers he Section 203(k) home improvement program which is its primary program for the rehabilitation and repair of single family properties. As such, it is an important tool for community and neighborhood revitalization and for expanding homeownership opportunities.

In addition The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Outlines all Government Programs related to Home Improvement. Many of the programs offer Grants for Home Improvement, particular as it regards to increasing energy efficiency.



Farm Labor Housing Loans and Grants
From: Rural Development
Program Objectives: To provide decent, safe, and sanitary low-rent housing and related facilities for domestic farm laborers....more
Very Low to Moderate Income Housing Loans
From: Rural Development
Program Objectives: To assist very low, low-income, and moderate-income households to obtain modest, decent, safe, and sanitary housing for use as a permanent residence in rural areas....more
Rural Housing Site Loans and Self_Help Housing Land Development Loans
From: Rural Development
Program Objectives: To assist public or private nonprofit organizations interested in providing sites for housing; to acquire and develop land in rural areas to be subdivided as adequate building sites and sold on a cost...more
Rural Rental Housing Loans
From: Rural Development
Program Objectives: To provide economically designed and constructed rental and cooperative housing and related facilities suited for rural residents....more
Very Low-Income Housing Repair Loans and Grants
From: Rural Development
Program Objectives: Section 504 loans and grants are intended to help very low-income owner-occupants in rural areas repair their properties....more
Rural Self-Help Housing Technical Assistance
From: Rural Development
Program Objectives: To provide Self-Help Technical Assistance Grants to provide financial assistance to qualified nonprofit organizations and public bodies that will aid needy very low and low-income individuals and thei...more
Rural Rental Assistance Payments
From: Rural Development
Program Objectives: To reduce the tenant contribution paid by low-income families occupying eligible Rural Rental Housing (RRH), Rural Cooperative Housing (RCH), and Farm Labor Housing (LH) projects financed by the Rural...more
Rural Housing Preservation Grants
From: Rural Development
Program Objectives: To assist very low- and low-income rural residents individual homeowners, rental property owners (single/multi-unit) or by providing the consumer cooperative housing projects (co-ops) the necessary as...more
Section 538 Rural Rental Housing Guaranteed Loans
From: Rural Development
Program Objectives: This program has been designed to increase the supply of affordable multifamily housing in rural areas through partnerships between Rural Development and major lending sources, as well as State and lo...more
Technical and Supervisory Assistance Grants
From: Rural Development
Program Objectives: To assist low-income rural families in obtaining adequate housing to meet their family's needs and/or to provide the necessary guidance to promote their continued occupancy of already adequate housing...more



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