Federal Grants for People Trying to Buy a Mobile Home

Federal Grants for People Trying to Buy a Mobile Home
Federally funded grants help with the cost of manufactured home purchases.

Federal Housing Finance Agency

The Federal Housing Finance Agency issues grants to qualified applicants that may be used toward the purchase of a conventionally built or manufactured home. The agency, which distributes funds to applicants throughout the nation, offers grants through its Affordable Housing Program. To qualify for funding through the program, applicants must have incomes that do not exceed 80 percent of the average household income in their area. Grants do not exceed $15,000 per household. Applicants must apply to the Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Federal Housing Finance Agency

1700 G St. NW

4th Floor

Washington, DC 20552

202-414-3800

fhfa.gov

HUD Home Grants

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development provides housing grants to qualified low-income, disabled or homeless people. The grants may be used toward the purchase of traditional stick-built or manufactured homes. For a manufactured home to qualify, it must attach to the property through a permanent foundation. If new, it must have manufacturer's warranty for at least one year. Applicants must apply to their local HUD office.

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

451 7th St. SW

Washington, DC 20410

202-708-1112

hud.gov

VA Housing Grants

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs offers grants to qualified former members of the U.S. military through its Specially Adapted Housing Program. Grants may be used toward the purchase of a traditionally built or manufactured homes. To qualify for housing grants through the VA program, applicants must have become disabled or seriously injured in the line of duty. The grants also may pay for structural modifications such as wheelchair lifts and customized ramps. Grant applicants must apply to the VA.

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

810 Vermont Ave. NW

Washington, DC 20420

800-827-1000

va.gov