Multi-Family Housing Non-Profit Transfer Technical Assistance Grants


Provides grants to qualified nonprofits (NP) and public housing authorities (PHA) which will in turn provide technical assistance to RHS MFH borrowers and applicants to facilitate the acquisition of Section 515 properties by NPs and PHAs.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Rural Housing Service, Department of Agriculture
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants
Program Accomplishments
Not applicable.
There is hereby appropriated $1,000,000, to remain available until expended, for a pilot program for the Secretary to provide grants to qualified non-profit organizations and public housing authorities to provide technical assistance, including financial and legal services, to RHS multi-family housing borrowers to facilitate the acquisition of RHS multi-family housing properties in areas where the Secretary determines a risk of loss of affordable housing, by non-profit housing organizations and public housing authorities as authorized by law that commit to keep such properties in the RHS multi-family housing program for a period of time as determined by the Secretary., Title Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018, Part (H.R. 1625), Section 749
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Qualified nonprofits (NP) and public housing authorities (PHA)
Beneficiary Eligibility
Not applicable.
Scope of Work
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
Application Procedure
This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards.
Award Procedure
RHS will evaluate and score the grant applications
60 days
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From 30 to 60 days.
Not applicable.
More than 180 days.
How are proposals selected?
Not applicable.
How may assistance be used?
Provide technical assistance for the purpose of facilitating the transfer and preservation of existing Rural Rental Housing properties under Section 515 of the Housing Act of 1949, as amended.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Not applicable.
Not applicable.
Not applicable.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formula is not applicable to this assistance listing.

Matching requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.

MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
60 days Method of awarding/releasing assistance: Quarterly.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
For more information, contact the local Rural Development Specialist by visiting
Headquarters Office
Dan Rogers
1400 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20250 USA
Phone: 202-400-0127
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Project Grants) FY 22$2,100,000.00; FY 23 est $3,000,000.00; FY 24 est $300,000.00; FY 21$0.00; FY 20$1,000,000.00; -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Not applicable/available.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Not applicable.
Examples of Funded Projects
Not applicable.


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