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Loans, grants available for home repair

News Detroit Lakes,Minnesota 56501
Detroit Lakes Online
Loans, grants available for home repair
Detroit Lakes Minnesota 511 Washington Avenue 56501

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development Office getting ready to help low-income homeowners make needed repairs.

Borrowers can take out up to $20,000, with repayment terms extending to 20 years based on repayment ability. Grants of up to $7,500 are available for those aged 62 years and older. Income guidelines for the program range from $19,850 annually for a one-person household to $28,350 for a home of four.

To learn more about the program, call the USDA Rural Development Office at (218) 847-9392, ext. 4, or write to USDA Rural Development, 809 8th Street SE, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501, or visit