USDA Rural Development Mutual Self-Help Housing Technical Assistance
LIFT CAA T&MA Contractors provide technical and management assistance to potential and existing Section 523 Self-Help Housing organizations across eleven states in the South Central Region. LIFT CAA began operating the T&MA Program in 1980 and works closely with USDA Rural Development offices to provide technical assistance to grantees including application review; program, staff, SHARES and financial management training; assisting rural development with quarterly review meetings; conduct onsite and group workshops and facilitate communication between grantees and industry resources in order to help them achieve their goals. If your organization is interested in Self-Help please call (580) 326-5165.
Notes….on self-help housing
LIFT CAA T&MA Contractor Notes…on self-help housing is an occasional bulletin of observations and recommendations intended to assist Self-Help Grantees. Notes is written and distributed by LIFT Community Action Agency, Inc. T&MA Contractors, 209 North 4th Street, Hugo, OK 74743.
If you would like more information or would like to be added to the distribution list, please email : Owyne Gardner, T&MA Contractor Program Director email@example.com or Pam Price, T&MA Contractor Program Analyst firstname.lastname@example.org
For the current edition of Notes…on self-help housing please click on the button below.
- Becky Reynolds, Executive Director, email@example.com
- Johnny Moffitt, Associate Director, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Owyne Gardner, Program Director, email@example.com
- Mike Bounds, Self-Help Specialist, firstname.lastname@example.org
LIFT CAA T&MA Contractor Services
LIFT CAA T&MA Contractors provide technical and management assistance to potential and existing Section 523 Mutual Self-Help Housing organizations.
USDA Rural Development Mutual Self-Help Housing
Self-Help Housing provides affordable housing opportunities for low and very low income individuals and/or families. Through Self-Help many families are able to realize the American dream of homeownership.
USDA Rural Development Self-Help Housing Resources
LIFT CAA T&MA Contractors provide grantees or potential grantees with USDA Rural Development Regulations and Guidelines, Forms, Program Training Guides and other helpful resources.
USDA Rural Development Self-Help Housing Handbooks
USDA Rural Development Regulations and Guidelines
USDA RD Administrative Notices-Regulations-Unnumbered Letters-Procedure Notices found at: https://www.rd.usda.gov/publications/regulations-guidelines
Mutual Self-Help Housing TA Grant Information
Mutual Self-Help Housing TA Grant Application and Post Award Forms
- SF-424 Application for Federal Assistance
- SF-424A Budget Information
- Form RD 400-4 Assurance Agreement
- Form RD 1940-1 Request for Obligation of Funds
- Form HUD 935.2B Affirmative Fair Housing Marketing Plan
- RD 2006-38 Civil Rights Analysis
- Form RD 400-8 Compliance Review
- Form RD 1924-25 Plan Certification
- Form RD 1924-2 Descrption of Materials
- SF 270 Request for Advance or Reimbursement
- SF 425 Federal Financial Report
- Form RD 1924-7 Change Order Form
USDA Rural Development & Other Forms
A listing of the most recent forms, guidance and regulations can be found on the USDA Rural Development website. Please visit https://forms.sc.egov.usda.gov/eForms/to ensure you are using the most recent form.
502/504 Program Information
Angel Hillis, a participant in Missouri, said, “It’s more than I ever thought I would have. This time last year we were living with my mom. Building our home and moving in is a dream come true. It was exciting. I can’t explain it, I lay in bed for two hours thinking ‘I am in my own home.'”