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Urban Homesteading Handbook



Release Date: 
March 1990 (334 pages)
Posted Date:   
March 23, 2020



The first revision of HUD Handbook 6400, this manual provides information regarding HUD’s Urban Homesteading Program. The 334-page document provides an overview of the program, an explanation of HUD staff responsibilities, details about the program's design and requirements, and protocols regarding the funding of HUD-approved urban homesteads and the conveyance of HUD-owned property to program participants.


This report is part of the collection of scanned historical documents available to the public.

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