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Rural Rental Assistance Benefits

Program Description

Rural Rental Assistance is used to reduce the rent paid by low-income families who live in eligible Rural Rental Housing (RRH) and Farm Labor Housing (FLH) projects financed by the Rural Housing Service. To receive assistance, monthly rent payments must exceed 30 percent of a household's adjusted monthly income.

General Program Requirements

In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must live in a rural area, rent your dwelling and characterize your financial situation as low income or very low income. Applicants must be renting a unit or applying to rent a unit within an eligible RRH or FLH project. Interested applicants should contact the owner or manager of their building to determine if they are eligible for rental assistance.

Your Next Steps

The following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this program.

Application Process

Interested applicants should contact their local USDA Rural Development field office for more information.

Program Contact Information

For more information, please visit the Rural Housing Assistance website.