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Rural Housing Preservation Grant

The Housing Preservation Grant (HPG) program provides qualified public agencies, private nonprofit organizations, and other eligible entities grant funds to assist very low- and low-income homeowners in repairing and rehabilitating their homes in rural areas. In addition, the HPG program assists rental property owners and cooperative housing complexes in repairing and rehabilitating their units if they agree to make such units available to low- and very low-income persons.


Eligible applicants include:
Most State and local governmental entities;
Nonprofit organizations; and
Federally Recognized Tribes.

Individual homeowners are not eligible.

Eligible projects are:
Applicants provide grants or low-interest loans to repair or rehabilitate housing for low- and very-low-income homeowners
Rental property owners may also receive assistance if they agree to make units available to low- and very-low-income families

Eligible expenses include:
Repairing or replacing electrical wiring, foundations, roofs, insulation, heating systems and water/waste disposal systems;
Handicap accessibility features;
Labor and materials; and
Administrative expenses.

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