Technical assistance.

Technical assistance. Any assistance necessary to carry out housing efforts by or for very low- and low-income individuals/families to improve the quality and/or quantity of housing available to meet their needs. Such assistance must include, but is not limited to:
(1) Contacting and assisting very low- and low-income families in need of adequate housing by:
(i) Implementing an organized outreach program using available media and personal contacts;
(ii) Explaining available housing programs and alternatives to increase the awareness of very low- and low-income families and to educate the community as to the benefits from improved housing;
(iii) Assisting very low- and low-income families in locating adequate housing; and
(iv) Developing and packaging loan/grant applications for new construction and/or rehabilitation, or repair of existing housing.
(2) Contacting and assisting eligible applicants to develop multi-family housing loan/grant applications for new construction, rehabilitation, or repair to serve very low- and low-income families.


7 CFR § 1944.52

Scoping language

References in this subpart to County, District, State, National and Finance Offices, and to County Supervisor, District Director, State Director, and Administrator refer to Rural Development offices and officials and should be read as prefaced by Rural Development. Terms used in this subpart have the following meanings:

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