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Part 5: Home Improvement and Housing Assistance
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Part 2: Small Business
Part 3: Healthcare
Part 4: Work/Career
Part 5: Home/Housing
Part 6: Food/Nutrition
Part 7: Child/Family

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Federal Resources

HUD - First-time Homeowners Assistance
The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) offers many programs to assist people in buying their first home.

HUD - Senior Citizen Assistance Programs

HUD - Veterans' Resource Center (HUDVET)
Combines the services of HUD and the Veterans' Administration.

HUD - Disabled Persons' Assistance Programs

HUD - Native Americans

HUD - Home Improvements Assistance
Whether you want to fix a faucet or add a new addition to your home, you need to know the facts and the pitfalls of home improvements. Here are some sources that can help.

HUD - Homelessness Assistance Programs
If you are homeless, help is available! HUD, along with many other federal agencies listed here fund programs to help the homeless.

USDA - Rural Housing Service
The Rural Housing Service provides a number of homeownership opportunities to rural Americans, as well as programs for home renovation and repair. RHS also makes financing available to elderly, disabled, or low-income rural residents of multi-unit housing buildings to ensure they are able to make rent payments.

Local Resources
Call your city or county Human Services Department for help in finding affordable housing or homelessness assistance. For help with home repairs, call the city or county Building Officer, or speak to a Building Inspector.

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