Worn houses with boarded windows are a common site when driving through parts of rural South Dakota. The United States Department of Agriculture, or USDA, has announced a program to help change this.
The new USDA effort helps qualifying low income homeowners pay for necessary housing repairs.
This program is affecting some in Indian Country.
The United States Department of Agriculture’s, or USDA’s, new program provides grants and loans for some low income homeowners. These funds are used to make repairs that help people stay in their home for as long as they can.