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Building the future by restoring the past

A little more than a year after Administrative Notice 4831 Guidance for Acquisition and Owner-Occupied Rehabilitation Projects was released, there is still strong interest in the rehab component of the self-help program.

How to fill out SF-270, Request for Advance or Reimbursement

One of the most common forms in the self-help program is the SF-270 Request for Advance or Reimbursement. The form is used for numerous federal grants, therefore some of the fields are non-applicable to this grant. See a sample completed form for a self-help grantee, which includes information on fields that often cause confusion.

June is National Homeownership Month

U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development programs provide loans and grants to generate economic opportunities and create jobs. Projects include infrastructure improvements; business development; housing; community facilities; and internet access in rural areas.