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Shining a Spotlight on Self-Help Housing

Have you had the opportunity to explore our Self-Help Housing Spotlight website? It serves as an excellent resource, providing comprehensive insight into the self-help housing program.

USDA – Rural Development Proposed Final Rule

Rural Housing Service, Department of Agriculture (USDA RHS) is proposing to amend the current regulation for the following Single-Family Housing (SFH) Direct Programs: Section 502 Direct Loan Program and the Section 504 Loan and Grant Program.

A Unique Approach to Self-Help Building: Community Rebuilds

I have the pleasure of working with Community Rebuilds Moab, Utah, a U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development Mutual Self-Help Housing grantee that takes a unique building approach that focuses on low-carbon, energy-efficient homes. Community Rebuilds started out replacing pre-1976 trailer homes and is currently building 28 self-help homes on the Community Land Trust.

South Central Community Action Partnership: Celebrating 100 homes! A homeowner’s experience

I stand before you today as a proud former home Builder of Filer group 11! I’m a single mother who had the incredible opportunity to build her own home through the wonderful program offered by South Central Community Action Program. It is an honor to share my journey with you and how this program has not only set a great example for my children but also changed our lives for the better.

Self-Help Homes: A Little Story About My Family & I – a homeowner’s long journey

This is a little story about my family and me. My name is Francis. I am married to my lovely wife, Nicole, and together we have four kids, one boy and three girls. We are originally from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC); we moved to the U.S. in 2017. And today I am so grateful to God and happy because my dreams are coming true to be a homeowner through this program.