– USDA loan property eligibility Map You can use this interactive map to help determine if a home currently meets the USDA’s property eligibility requirements. Areas in red are not currently eligible for a USDA-backed loan. Property eligibility areas can change annually and are based on population.
– Verifying a Home’s Address for a USDA Loan If your prospective home falls near or in an area that does not appear to meet the rural designation, a USDA-approved lender can verify the address through the USDA’s online portal.
USDA Rural Housing Map – Approved Area – USDA Rural Housing has postponed any changes to the eligibility map (approved area) that were previously scheduled for October 1, 2014. This is great news, as many communities will continue to have access to the 100% USDA RD program for a couple more months.
Using the USDA property eligibility map to Determine Eligible. – Using the USDA Property Eligibility Map to Determine Eligible Areas for Rural Home Financing If you happen to be looking to buy a residential property in a non-metropolitan area, you may want to consult the usda loan map to determine if the area falls with in the boundaries of an USDA’s eligible rural zone.