Buy or Repair a Rural Home


A brick house Rural Housing Service

U.S. Department of Agriculture. Rural Development.

These housing programs help rural individuals with puchasing a home or needed housing repairs.

House in need of repairs: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Rural Development Weatherization Assistance Program

U.S. DOE. Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Office.

"The Weatherization Assistance Program enables low-income families to permanently reduce their energy bills by making their homes more energy efficient." State Contacts

Senior citizens sitting in their front porch Rebuilding Together: Helping Homeowners Live in Warmth, Safety and Independence

Rebuilding Together.

Helping low-income elderly and the disabled with home repairs.

A rural house Buying a Home

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Step-by-Step home buying information and housing programs for individuals.

Professional Woman on the Telephone State Housing Finance Agencies

National Council of State Housing Agencies.

Provides a listing of State Housing Agencies that assist individuals with purchasing a home.

House and lawn Home Loan Program for Veterans

Department of Veterans Affairs.

Provides a listing of homeowner guides and information on home programs for Veterans and a link to regional home centers.

A white house on a dirt hill Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity International.

A nonprofit, housing organization that "builds and rehabilitates simple, decent houses with the help of the homeowner (partner) families. Habitat houses are sold to partner families at no profit and financed with affordable loans."