All questions and scenarios about Single Family Housing Guaranteed Loans should be sent to sfhg-apu@rd.usda.gov.

Single Family Housing Guaranteed Loan Program files are no longer be reviewed by Delaware & Maryland staff. A newly established National Office team, comprised of top specialists from around the country, now reviews program files, issues Conditional Commitments, and processes Loan Note Guarantees for Delaware and Maryland. This change is expected to help increase consistency in the application of the Single Family Housing Guaranteed Loan Program's rules and regulations. 

With this adjustment, all questions and scenarios about Single Family Housing Guaranteed Loans should be sent to the new processing team's email address: sfhg-apu@rd.usda.gov.

The Guaranteed Loan Program regulation (7 CFR 3555) and technical handbook (HB-1-3555) are available online to assist you with questions:

Helpful Resources

USDA ITS Service Desk Support Center
For e-Authentication assistance: Email: eAuthHelpDesk@ftc.usda.gov
Phone: 800-457-3642, option 1 (USDA e-Authentication Issues)

Rural Development Help Desk
For GUS system outage or functionality assistance: Email: RD.HD@STL.USDA.GOV  
Phone: 800-457-3642, option 2 (USDA Applications); then option 2 (Rural Development)