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USDA/RHS RIN: 0575-AD14 Publication ID: Spring 2021 
Title: Updating and Improving Direct Single Family Housing (SFH) Programs 

Rural Housing Service will publish a final rule to revise 7 CFR part 3550, which outlines the requirements of the Direct Single Family Housing (SFH) programs. This action is expected to reduce regulatory burdens in 7 CFR part 3550, enhance program delivery and customer service, promote consistency with the guaranteed SFH loan program where feasible, and reflect current housing market conditions and mortgage loan practices.

A proposed rule was published in the Federal Register (84 FR 64788) on November 25, 2019. A 60-day comment period was provided for in the proposed rule, which closed on January 24, 2020 in which the Agency received and considered 28 comments from 14 commenters on the proposed changes. 



Agency: Department of Agriculture(USDA)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 7 CFR 3550   
Legal Authority: 5 U.S.C. 301    42 U.S.C. 1480   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  11/25/2019  84 FR 64788   
Final Rule  09/00/2021 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Andrea Birmingham
Finance & Loan Analyst
Department of Agriculture
Rural Housing Service
1400 Independence Avenue SW,
Washington, DC 20250
Phone:202 720-1489