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Florida and Virgin Islands

Welcome! We support rural prosperity in Florida-Virgin Island by investing in modern infrastructure such as high-speed internet, electric service, and water and waste treatment systems. We help eligible rural Floridians and Virgin Islanders buy or rent affordable housing, and we can partner with you to build or improve essential community facilities such as hospitals, first responder stations, libraries, and schools. We also boost rural economic development by funding technical assistance for small business owners and entrepreneurs, helping them design robust business plans, find new markets, and promote their goods and services. We offer loan guarantees to help eligible businesses and manufacturers expand or improve, and we support energy programs that finance renewable systems for agriculture and industry. Because so many of our employees live and work in the very communities we serve, the USDA Rural Development mission is personal to us. It’s this commitment to our neighbors that sets us apart. Rural America is hometown America. More than a great place to live, it’s the people who make up America’s spirit and character.

Scroll down to learn more about how we can help you and your community. Or, visit our Florida-Virgin Island contact page.

Questions? Contact your local USDA Rural Development office!

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Florida and Virgin Islands Contact Information

Florida & U.S. Virgin Islands Rural Development State Office
4500 NW 27th Avenue, Suite D-2
Gainesville, FL 32606
352-338-3400 ext. 4

Questions about Multifamily Housing Programs? Call 1-800-292-8293

View the Catalog of Programs for program information and eligibility.