Johnson County Conservation District

Rural Development
420 N. Hampton, STE B
Russellville, AR 72802
​(479) 968-3497

Housing for Individuals

  • Single Family Housing Direct Home Loans (Section 502)
    • Low to very low income
    • Be without decent, safe and sanitary housing
    • Be unable to obtain a loan from other resources on terms and conditions that can reasonably be expected to meet
    • Agree to occupy the property as your primary residence
    • Have the legal capacity to incur a loan obligation
    • Meet citizenship or eligible noncitizen requirements
    • Not be suspended or barred from participation in federal programs

  • Single Family Housing Guaranteed Loan Program
    • Eligibility is the same as Section 502

  • Single Family Housing Repair Loans & Grants (Section 504)
    • Provides loans to very low income homeowners to repair, improve or modernize their homes or grants to elderly very low income homeowners to remove health and safety hazards.

  • Individual Water & Wastewater Grants
    • Grant funds can be used to connect service lines to a residence, pay utility hook-up fees, install plumbing and related fixtures

  • Socially-Disadvantaged Groups Grant
    • To provide technical assistance to socially-disadvantaged groups through cooperatives and Cooperative Development Centers

Housing Development

  • Mutual Self-Help Housing Technical Assistance Grants
    • Grant recipients supervise groups of very low and low income individuals and families as they construct their own homes in rural areas.  The group members provide most of the construction labor on each other's homes, with technical assistance from the organization overseeing the project.

  • Multi-family Housing direct Loan
    • Provides competitive financing for affordable multi family rental housing for low income, elderly or the disabled. 

  • Farm Labor Housing Direct Loans and Grants
    • Provides affordable financing to develop housing for year-round and migrant or seasonal domestic farm laborers.

  • Housing Preservation Grants
    • Grants to sponsoring organizations for the repair or rehabilitation of housing occupied by low and very low income people.

  • Rural Housing Site Loans