HUD Dollar Homes For Low To Moderate Income Families
HUD Dollar Homes Could Be Your Single Family Homestead!
The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) no longer sells “HUD dollar homes” to individuals, but there is a workaround solution.
Disclaimer: I am an Amazon Associate; therefore, this post may contain affiliate links for me to earn a commission. RuralMoney.com is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com.
Instead, it has begun selling homes to local governments for $1.00 each to create housing for families in need, and to help revitalize neighborhoods.
Rural Money Tip: You can work through a local home buyer program to purchase one, so contact a Realtor who specializes in HUD homes.
Under this new Dollar Home Initiative Program, single-family homes that are acquired in foreclosure actions are eligible for sale to local governments around the nation for $1.00 each, whenever the FHA is unable to sell the homes for six months.
More than 1,000 homes are initially eligible for sale to local governments under the program, and additional homes become available for sale each month.
Local governments buying HUD homes for $1.00 can fix them up and sell or rent them to low to moderate-income families, first-time home buyers, or to groups that will use the homes to provide services such as child care centers or job training centers.
The local government’s will establish the resale price.
It is possible that local governments will sell the worst fixer-uppers acquired under this program for extremely low amounts!
Hundreds of local governments have informed HUD they are interested in buying dollar homes.
Contact your local HUD office to see if your community is participating.
Did my image of a potential HUD home frighten you?
Personally, I bought a house (not a HUD home) that was almost as ramshackle as the one in the image; but I fixed it up, lived in it for five years… read the true story here.
Don't forget that individuals like you can ge...
The fact is that the largest percentage of fo...
Rural counties in metro Atlanta can be hard t...
USDA-RD Housing Sets Rural Towns Apart If ...
Vintage Cadillacs are to cars what Jayne Mans...