Mutual Self-Help Housing Technical Assistance Grants

Type: 
Funding
Organization: 
USDA
Description: 

Provides grants to qualified organizations to help them carry out local self-help housing construction projects. Grant recipients supervise groups of very-low- and low-income individuals and families as they construct their own homes in rural areas. The group members provide most of the construction labor on each other’s homes, with technical assistance from the organization overseeing the project. Funds may be used to:

  • Give technical and supervisory assistance to participating families
  • Help other organizations provide self-help technical and supervisory assistance
  • Recruit families, help them complete loan applications and carry out other related activities that enable them to participate
Category: 
housing, rural areas, low-income communities, technical assistance
Funding Amount: 
varies
Matching Funds: 
Not mentioned

Geography:

Eligibility: 
Federally-recognized Tribes