Funding Agency

USDA - Rural Housing Service - Community Facilities


Funding Agency

Department of Agriculture - Rural Housing Service


Federal Agency

Department of Agriculture - Rural Housing Service

Agency Overview

Rural Housing Service offers a variety of programs to build or improve housing and essential community facilities in rural areas. RHS offer loans, grants and loan guarantees for single- and multi-family housing, child care centers, fire and police stations, hospitals, libraries, nursing homes, schools, first responder vehicles and equipment, housing for farm laborers and much more.

Program Name

USDA - Rural Housing Service - Community Facilities


Program Overview

This program provides affordable funding to develop essential community facilities in rural areas. An essential community facility is defined as a facility that provides an essential service to the local community for the orderly development of the community in a primarily rural area, and does not include private, commercial or business undertakings.

Agency Contact

Martha Torrez, Director
Martha.Torrez@wdc.usda.gov
(202) 720-1500

Program Purpose
  • Public Computer Access
Eligible Recipients
  • Libraries
  • K-12 Schools
  • Higher Education Institutions
  • Hospitals
  • Public Safety Entities
  • State and Local Governments
  • Tribal Entities
  • Non-Profit Organizations

Agency Contact

Martha Torrez, Director
Martha.Torrez@wdc.usda.gov
(202) 720-1500

FY2019 Funding Amount

$2,800,000,000 (Loan), $30,000,000 (Grant)

FY2020 Funding Amount

$2,800,000,000 (Loan), $32,000,000 (Grant)

Brief Program Description

This program provides affordable funding to develop essential community facilities in rural areas. An essential community facility is defined as a facility that provides an essential service to the local community for the orderly development of the community in a primarily rural area, and does not include private, commercial or business undertakings.

Agency
  • Department of Agriculture

Funding Name USDA - Rural Housing Service - Community Facilities

Funding Image

USDA Rural Development