Our members discuss the impact of rural housing programs.

Section 502 Direct Loans

Learn about how Violet Lewis worked with the Federation of Appalachian Housing Enterprises and Christian Outreach with Appalachian People to build a new home in Harlan County, Kentucky with a USDA Section 502 Direct Home Loan after her house was completely destroyed in a fire (ABOVE).[/one_half][one_half_last]

Learn about the impact of the Section 502 program–created by NRHC member organization, PathFinder Services (ABOVE).[/one_half_last]

Section 523 Mutual Self-Help Housing

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Check out NRHC Member Self-Help Enterprises’s new video on how low-income families work together under USDA’s Self-Help Housing program.


RCAC’s video about how low-income rural families have used the Self-Help Housing program to build their own homes  is available in English and Spanish.