Farm Labor Housing Loans and Grants

The Farm Labor Housing Loans and Grants is a program sponsored by the Department of Agriculture that aims to provide assistance in the building of housing facilities for both the seasonal and year-round residence of farm laborers. The grants that will be given can be used to acquire land as well as to construct houses and other related facilities such as laundry rooms, day care centers and dining areas.

Who is Eligible to Apply for Farm Labor Housing Loans and Grants?

To be eligible for the grant, the occupants must be citizens of the United States or are have at least a permanent residency status with a primary income coming mainly from farming. Eligible applicants include tribal governments, non-profit organizations, state agencies, and public and/or private non-profit organization. The recipients must match at least 10% of the amount awarded.

How to Apply for Farm Labor Housing Loans and Grants?

To apply for this grant, contact the state office of the USDA and inquire for the necessary requirements and papers.

Where to Apply for Farm Labor Housing Loans and Grants?

In applying for this grant, you have the option to visit the USDA office, or call their office phone. You may also want to visit their website to check the offices that are near your area.

For more information on Farm Labor Housing Loans and Grants, contact:

Multi-Family Housing Processing Division, Rural Housing Service
Department of Agriculture
Washington, DC 20250
Telephone: (202) 720-1604
www.rurdev.usda.gov

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