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USDA Rural Development celebrates National Homeownership Month

Greg Thomas
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Department of Agriculture Rural Development Kentucky State Director Dr. Tom Carew kicked off National Homeownership Month today.

“Last fiscal year, we helped over 4,600 families buy, build, or repair a home in rural Kentucky,” said Carew. “We have a number of great programs and partners to help achieve the American dream of buying a home. By expanding opportunities for homeownership, we strengthen rural communities and help those who reside in rural Kentucky to build wealth and financial stability.”

USDA’s single-family housing programs include:

Visit the Single-Family Housing program webpage or contact a Rural Development State Office to learn more about USDA homeownership programs near you.

Under the Biden-Harris administration, USDA Rural Development provides loans and grants to help expand economic opportunities, create jobs and improve the quality of life for millions of Americans in rural areas. This assistance supports infrastructure improvements; business development; housing; community facilities such as schools, public safety, and health care; and high-speed internet access in rural, Tribal and high-poverty areas. For more information, visit www.rd.usda.gov.