- Provider - USDA Rural Development Home Repair Loan and Grant

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USDA Rural Development Home Repair Loan and Grant

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W6529 Forest Avenue Suite 200
Fond du Lac, WI 54937

Mailing Address

W6529 Forest Avenue, Suite 200
Fond du Lac, WI 54937

Contact Information:

Phone: (920) 907-2976
Fax: (855) 715-8480
Website: http://www.rd.usda.gov/wi
Email: rd.fonddulac@wi.usda.gov

Description:

Also known as the Section 504 Home Repair program, this provides loans to very-low-income homeowners to repair, improve, or modernize their homes or provides grants to elderly very-low-income homeowners to remove health and safety hazards.


To qualify, you must:

• Be the homeowner and occupy the house

• Be unable to obtain affordable credit elsewhere

• Have a family income below 50 percent of the area median income

• For grants, be age 62 or older and not be able to repay a repair loan


What is an eligible area?

Generally, rural areas with a population less than 35,000 are eligible. Applicants may check the address of their home to determine eligibility online at https://www.rd.usda.gov/programs-services/single-family-housing-repair-loans-grants.


• Loans may be used to repair, improve, or modernize homes or to remove health and safety hazards.

• Grants must be used to remove health and safety hazards.

Maximum loan and grant amounts available:

• Maximum loan is $20,000.

• Maximum grant is $7,500.

• Loans and grants can be combined for up to $27,500 in assistance.


Terms of the loan or grant:

• Loans can be repaid over 20 years

• Loan interest rate is fixed at 1%.

• Full title service is required for loans of $7,500 or more

• Grants have a lifetime limit of $7,500.

• Grants must be repaid if the property is sold in less than 3 years

• If applicants can repay part, but not all of the costs, applicants may be offered a loan and grant combination.


To start the application process or if you have questions, contact a USDA home loan specialist in your area. Rock County is in Area 3.

Service Categories

Home Rehabilitation Grants, Home Rehabilitation Programs, Home- Security, Safety, Accessibility

Geographic Areas Served

  • Counties Calumet, Dodge, Fond du Lac, Green Lake, Jefferson, Kenosha, Manitowoc, Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Racine, Rock, Sheboygan, Walworth, Washington, Waukesha, Winnebago

Hours of Operation

  • Monday: 7:00 AM-4:30 PM
  • Tuesday: 7:00 AM-4:30 PM
  • Wednesday: 7:00 AM-4:30 PM
  • Thursday: 7:00 AM-4:30 PM
  • Friday: 7:00 AM-4:30 PM

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Last Update Date: 06/20/2018

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