Nearly any critical improvement that makes your home more livable is eligible. Some of the items that may be financed include: indoor plumbing, pumping systems, wells, windows, doors, roofing, siding, floors, insulation, heating, handicap accessibility, roofing, heating systems and weatherization.
Any homeowner who meets the income guidelines and lives in a rural area of the Commonwealth may apply. The amount you can receive is based on your income level, need, and, in some cases, age.HouseWorks applications are available from your local USDA Rural Development office. A list of local offices is available at http://www.rurdev.usda.gov/ky/ao_info.htm. Or call the USDA State Office in Lexington at (859) 224-7322.
Reviewed August 2009