USDA 502 Program Loan

June 11, 2019
Fahe Mortgage Production Specialist Jamie Puckett wraps up a training in Mississippi.

Increasing Homeownership through USDA 502 Direct One Day at a Time

Collaboration is at the core of Fahe. We strongly believe if we want to make the biggest impact in our communities, we should do it together.  […]
March 16, 2018

Fahe Hosts Representatives from National and State USDA Offices

This week Fahe hosted a convening aimed to steer more rural families toward the path of homeownership. USDA staff facilitated a conversation with organizations from around […]
March 15, 2018

Fahe Hosts Groups Working to Create Greater impact for Rural Homeowners Around the Nation

On March 14-15, a group of organizations gathered at our Berea, KY, office to discuss strategies for propelling the USDA 502 Direct Packaging Program to greater […]
June 26, 2017

Fahe Closes 1,000th 502 Direct Loan During Homeownership Month

June is National Homeownership Month and Fahe is celebrating in style because we have closed our ONE THOUSANDTH USDA 502 Direct Loan!  That’s 1,000 rural families […]
November 16, 2016

A Quick Comparison of FHA and Conventional Loans

In the past we have discussed USDA 502 Direct loans on this blog and how this product is a great option for rural families with lower […]
August 17, 2016

Underbanked In Appalachia

Living in an underbanked (or unbanked) area can have serious negative consequences on a household. Without access to mainstream financial services offered by retail banks such […]
July 29, 2016

Meet Beth Boyce

Beth Boyce of Phillipi, WV is a recently divorced mother of three. During the divorce proceedings, Beth temporarily moved into a house owned by a friend […]
July 8, 2016

How to find USDA Approved Homes

If you follow our blog then you’ve seen a lot of buzz about USDA 502 Direct home loans. We are proud of our partnership with USDA […]
June 27, 2016

Fahe, USDA, and WV Housing Development Fund Expand Access to Housing for Low-income Families

Fahe, USDA, and WV Housing Development Fund Expand Access to Housing for Low-income Families The Fund has joined with Fahe and USDA to become the only […]
May 19, 2016

Public / Nonprofit Partnership Creates Permanent Program with USDA RD

The USDA 502 Direct Loan has been the cornerstone of affordable housing financing for decades, helping low- and very low-income people and families in rural areas […]