Related Information

Rural Housing Services

The Rural Housing Service (RHS) is an agency of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Located within the Department's Rural Development mission area, RHS operates a broad range of programs to provide:


* homeownership options to individuals;
* housing rehabilitation and preservation funding;
* rental assistance to tenants of RHS-funded multi-family housing complexes;
* farm labor housing;
* help to developers of multi-family housing projects, like assisted housing for the elderly and disabled, or apartment buildings; and
* community facilities, such as libraries, child care centers, schools, municipal buildings, and firefighting equipment to Indian groups, nonprofit organizations, communities and local governments.

Program Information

  1. Rural Housing Services Section 538