USDA to Host April 3 Workshop on Funding to Repair and Improve Housing for Farmworkers


U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development will host a workshop on Wednesday, April 3, 2024, at 2 p.m. ET for potential applicants of the Off-Farm Labor Repair Housing Direct Loans & Grants Program.  

Participants will learn more about the application process, borrower responsibilities and other program details. To register, visit: Webinar Registration – Zoom (

USDA recently announced it is accepting applications for this program until noon ET on June 18, 2024.

The Department seeks applications where funds will be used to improve, repair, or make modifications to existing Off-Farm Labor Housing properties currently financed by the USDA that serve domestic farmworkers, retired domestic farmworker, or disabled domestic farmworkers. The program is offering grants and loans of up to $40,000 per unit within the USDA-financed multifamily housing property.

For more information about the program and how to apply, see page 19400 of the March 18, 2024 Federal Register.