Rural Gateway

The Rural Gateway is an information clearinghouse providing technical assistance, training workshops, and peer learning and resource sharing to support rural housing and economic development.

One-on-One Technical Assistance

Ask your technical assistance questions: 1-877-RURAL-26.

A bilingual operator is available from 9:00 AM until 5:00 PM (Eastern Time), Monday to Friday, to answer your housing, infrastructure, and economic development questions.

Questions can also be submitted via email to

Peer Learning and Resource Sharing

Access funding alerts and learn more about innovative strategies.

Rural Gateway resources include:

  • Mailing lists that connect you to others engaged in rural community development across the country
  • Conference Calls highlight model programs and provide an opportunity to ask questions and interact with your peers
  • Federal Agency Rural Programs/Resources and Funding Opportunity links to numerous federal programs across agencies that provide grants and loans for rural communities
  • Case Studies illustrating common challenges and innovative strategies

News & Announcements

Apply for the Veterans Housing Rehabilitation and Modification Pilot Program
Date Posted: April 29, 2019

Rural Gateway Peer-to-Peer Conference Call: The State of Rural America - March 28, 2019 - 2 PM EDT
Date Posted: March 07, 2019

HUD and VA Secretaries Announce Housing Initiatives to Support Homeless Veterans
Date Posted: October 03, 2018

HUD Announces $10 Million in "Sweat Equity" Grants
Date Posted: May 16, 2018