Section 515 Technical Assistance

USDA Section 515 properties — and the people who call them home — are at risk.  Nationwide, hundreds of thousands of seniors, people with disabilities, and low-income individuals and families live in United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Section 515 rental properties, a crucial source of affordable housing in rural…

Rural Rental Housing: Report and Recommendations

(April 2020)This report identifies challenges to preservation of rural rental housing and solutions developed by community members that live and work in Greater Minnesota. The report highlights needs and solutions for USDA Rural Development 515 properties. A cover letter, here, connects report recommendations to COVID-19 housing stability needs.