Funding Agency

USDA - Rural Housing Service - Community Facilities


Funding Agency

USDA - Rural Housing Service


Federal Agency

USDA - 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 loan guarantees to eligible private lenders to help build 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@usda.gov
(202) 720-1500

Program Purpose
  • Other
Eligible Recipients
  • Financial Institutions

Agency Contact

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

FY2019 Funding Amount

$148,269,000

FY2020 Funding Amount

$500,000,000

Brief Program Description

This program provides loan guarantees to eligible private lenders to help build 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