Multi-Family

USDA Announces Completion of $19.7 Million Renovations to Preserve Affordable Rental Housing in Southwest Oregon

The $19.7 million renovation of three apartment complexes in southwest Oregon has been completed and will preserve 102 units of rental housing serving low-income and elderly rural residents, announced U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development State Director John Huffman today.

"As in many areas of the West, affordable housing is badly needed in rural southwest Oregon," said Huffman. "We are pleased to announce the completion of these renovation projects, which will ensure 102 low-income families and seniors have a safe place to call home for years to come."

USDA Invests $7.2 Million to Preserve Affordable Rental Housing in Four Rural Oregon Communities

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development is investing $7.2 million to preserve four apartment complexes providing 122 units of affordable rental housing in rural Oregon, announced State Director John Huffman today.

"Access to affordable housing is not just an issue in urban areas; people living in rural communities also struggle to find rentals they can afford," said Huffman. "We are proud to announce this significant investment to preserve affordable rental housing for rural Oregonians."

CDC Orders Halt on Residential Tenant Evictions to Further Prevent the Spread of COVID-19

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has ordered a halt in residential evictions through December 31, 2020, for tenants that meet certain criteria.

The CDC guidance applies to tenants residing in multi-family housing financed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development when the tenants certify that they meet the following criteria:

USDA Will Now Accept Multi-Family Housing Loan Guarantee Applications Year-Round

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development this week issued a final rule eliminating the requirement to publish an annual Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the Multi-Family Housing Loan Guarantee Program, commonly known in the housing industry as Section 538.

This rule enables Rural Development to accept and process applications on a continuous basis, including under circumstances such as when the Federal Government operates under a continuing resolution.

USDA Summer Meals & CACFP Workshops Aug. 29 in Elko

The Nevada Department of Agriculture,  PACE Coalition of Elko and Nevada office of USDA Rural Development are co-sponsoring a Summer Meals and Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) Workshop Aug. 29 in Elko at the Nevada Department of Agriculture, 4780 E. Idaho Street.
 
The workshops are open to members of the public interested in hosting a meals program through either the CACFP or Summer Meals Program.  For example, public agencies, tribes, nonprofits and child and adult day care programs may be eligible to apply for funding to provide nutritious meals.

USDA Invites Public Comments on Proposal to Accept Guaranteed Rural Rental Housing Program Applications on a Continuous Basis

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development is seeking comments on a proposal that would enable the agency to accept and process applications for the Guaranteed Rural Rental Housing Program, also known as the Section 538 Program, on a continuous basis.