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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 rhed@hud.gov.

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
  • Case Studies illustrating common challenges and innovative strategies

Rural Gateway News & Announcements

Rural Gateway Peer-to-Peer Conference Call - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Local Food Local Places: A Discussion of Best Practices - September 7, 2016 - 2 PM EDT

FY 2016 Self-Help Homeownership Opportunity Program NOFA Now Available

FY 2016 Rural Capacity Building for Community Development and Affordable Housing Program NOFA

Rural Update: Funding Opportunity

HUD Announces $9.9 Million in "Sweat Equity" Grants

Rural Gateway Peer-To-Peer Conference Call: U.S. Department of Agriculture - Rural Development's Cooperative Development and Local Food Financing: A Discussion of Best Practices - April 28, 2016 - 2 PM EDT

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