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Housing Preservation Grant - Notice of Solicitation of Applications (NOSA)

Christopher Stewart
Release Date

The Fiscal Year 2023 Section 533 Housing Preservation Grant (HPG) Notice of Funding Availability was published in the Federal Register on April 19, 2023.

The HPG program provides grants to qualified organizations to repair or rehabilitate homes, rental properties or co-ops occupied by low- and very-low-income residents in rural areas. Eligible applicants are organizations which include most State or local governmental entities, federally recognized Indian tribes, nonprofit, and faith-based organizations.

In addition to regular program funding, $2,500,000 was made available under the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2023 to help people repair homes they own or rent that were damaged by a Presidentially declared disaster in calendar year 2022.

  • Properties proposed for repair must have sustained damage in a Presidentially declared disaster in calendar year 2022. A list maintained by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is available at this link:  FEMA Website. In the dropdown boxes on that webpage, select the year 2022, and then choose “Major Disaster Declaration” or “Fire Management Assistance Declaration” as the declaration type.
  • A maximum award of $50,000

Preapplications may be submitted to the Rural Development State Offices. The closing deadline for receipt of all paper or electronic preapplications is June 5, 2023.

For general information, applicants from New York may contact Meredith Furtado at (315) 477 - 6431 or via email at: meredith.furtado@usda.gov