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Kentucky Single Family Housing USDA RHS Guaranteed Loan Program Update 2011

Kentucky Single Family Housing USDA RHS Guaranteed Loan Program Update 2011.

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Kentucky USDA Rural Housing Loan Program

Kentucky USDA Rural Housing Loan Program

Kentucky First Time Home Buyers---Zero Down Loans Still Exist

 

 

LOAN TERM: 30 year only

LOAN FEATURES:

 Maximum LTV– 100%No down-payment required if not financing guarantee fee.
 Guarantee Fee of 2% for purchase transactions (2%for refinances) can be
financed in the loan amount.
For existing site built single family. (More than 1 year old or previously lived in) and new
construction builder to borrower.
Full appraisal is required, appraiser must be HUD approved. (Note exception under
refinance.)

Effective October1, 2011 for commitments issued through USDA on all purchase
transactions, an up front guarantee fee equal to 2% of the loan amount and an annual fee
of 0.4%of the unpaid principal balance will be charged. Refer to the link below for
additional information through USDA. The upfront guarantee fee will be 2% for
refinances (with 0.4% annual fee) for commitments issued by USDA on 10/1/2012
and after (annual fee is collected monthly as part of regular mortgage payment).

USDA Frequently Asked Questions Implementation of Annual Fee
PROPERTY

: Must be in a rural area as determined by USDA Rural Development. (Website–

http://eligibility.sc.egov.usda.gov)Minimum loan amount $75,ooo
No Condo’s.
No Manufactured homes.
Property must be in good condition. “As is” appraisal not acceptable when repairs
listed.
Homes with in-ground pools are eligible on a case-by-case and value of pool must be
subtracted as no financing available for pools. N/A on refinance loans.
Land value not to exceed 30% of total value.
Property must have public, state or county maintained roads and property must have
direct access to street or road.
If property is located in a subdivision, then subdivision must be approved by local,
regional, state or federal agency. Need documentation to support.
All improvements– repairs must be complete prior to closing, no escrow holdbacks
At closing.
All appraisers must be currently approved by FHA. See most current list dated
October1, 2009.
All electrical, plumbing, heating, water and waste disposal systems must meet HUD
requirements. If applicable, home Inspection report required by a qualified inspector.
All wells and septic systems must meet HUD requirements and must be cleared by
underwriter prior to closing.USDA Parameters 2 12/17/2012
PROPERTY:
(Continued)
Termite inspection required as determined by Rural Development Conditional
Commitment and must be cleared by underwriter prior to closing.
The property must be non-farm, non-income providing tract.
Appraiser to certify property meets current requirements of HUD Handbooks–
150.2 and 4905.1.
If the builder is providing a one-year warranty for new construction, the following
inspections are required: framing inspection, footing inspection and final inspection. If
the builder is providing a 10-year warranty, only the final inspection and the thermal
certification are required.
If property is not located in a platted subdivision, a survey will be required.
Appraisals are valid for 6 months. If over 6 months a new appraisal is required.
Properties having community wells or sewage systems will require a state operating
permit, evidence of compliance with the Safe Drinking Water Act and Clean Water
Act and a legal binding contract to enforce the obligation of the operator to provide
satisfactory service at reasonable rates-must be maintained in our file.
 Property must be held in Fee Simple, no leaseholds.

INELIGIBLE
AREAS:
See USDA website for eligible areas. http://eligibility.sc.egov.usda.gov

INCOME:
Adjustments to income– $480.00 per child < 18 or 18+ if fulltime student,
100% child care paid.
Borrower must be within income limits. Refer to:
http://eligibility.sc.egov.usda.gov for validation.
Salary Income– VOE – 24 month-history plus most recent pay-stub or 2 paycheck stubs
covering most recent 30 days and W2 for previous 2 years and processor
certification of employment within 10 business days of closing. Any gap of
employment beyond one (1) month must be explained by borrower.
Self-employed and Commissioned borrowers or employed by a relative– 2-year tax
returns required to reflect income is stable and will continue.
Part-time jobs–24-month history required.
Alimony, child support– must have received for 12 months and will continue for 3
years after application. Must document receipt for last 12 months consecutive
Reflecting no breaks in income.
3-year continuation for social security income, disability income, retirement income, etc.
Borrower’s adjusted annual income cannot exceed the appropriate moderate income
limit. Refer to http://eligibility.sc.egov.usda.gov.
All household income must be included in the total eligibility income, even if not on the
loan, however, for qualifying purposes, use the income for borrowers signing
the Note.
All qualifying income must be stable and likely to continue for the next 3 years.
Significant increase /decrease must be analyzed closely to make sure income used
to qualify will continue.

All collections and judgments must be satisfied unless the total is <$1,000 and
The accounts are at least 12 months old.
Credit 640 minimum– No Exceptions. All borrowers must have a minimum of 2 credit
scores (borrower with one credit score is unacceptable). Borrower’s
Ability to pay on time must be analyzed regardless of credit score. No collections in
last 12 months.
Borrower must not have any late rent/mortgage payments in last 24 months.
Except for obligations specifically excluded by state law, the debts of non purchasing
spouse in a community property state must be included in the qualifying ratios. This
must be documented by a credit report on the non-purchasing spouse. The GUS system
will only pull credit for applicant, so this must be pulled outside of GUS.
Previous Mortgage– all previous mortgages disposed of through a sale, trade or
transfer without a release of liability must be included in the debt ratio
calculation unless you can provide evidence the party other than our borrower
has made payments over the last12 months. In a divorce settlement, a divorce
decree, along with a release of liability from the mortgage credit or must be
presented as evidence reflecting our borrower is no longer legally responsible for
the mortgage payment. If this cannot be provided, you must include that debt in the
qualifying ratios. Quit Claim Deeds do not remove liability for mortgage debts.
Borrower cannot be delinquent on any tax or non-tax debts and there can be no
judgment liens against the borrower’s property for a debt owed to the Federal
Government. Crescent to check HUD’s Credit Alert Voice Response System for
each borrower.
3 years since Chapter7 and Chapter 13 discharged 1 year.
 Deferred student loans must be included indebt ratio. Calculate 1% of outstanding
balance.

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UNDERWRITING:

 

Age of credit/income docs – within 90 days of Note date.
All loans must be approved through USDA, GUS System
Debt Ratio– 29% PITI / 41% Total Debt. Exception to 45% with strong comp.

All debts over 6 months must be in debt ratio. All co-signed debts must be included in
debt ratio unless you can provide evidence someone other than the borrower has made
payment for the last 12 months.
Gift letters OK.
6% of sales contract for seller contributions.
Escrows required–no exceptions.USDA Parameters 4 12/17/2012
UNDERWRITING:
(Continued)
Closing costs maybe included in the loan up to appraised value when the sales contract is
lower than the appraised value. Discount points cannot be financed unless
borrower’s income is in the low income household bracket as defined by Rural
Development, underwriter to establish.
The borrower must not have sufficient assets to meet the down payment and closing cost
requirements associated with a conventional uninsured mortgage (LTV<80%).
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Secondary financing not allowed.

Non-occupant co-borrowers are not allowed.

Borrower cannot own other homes within local commuting area.

No lates in last 12 months.

 All student loan debt, including loans in repayment AND deferred, must be in qualifying
ratio.

 Loans secured against personal assets, such as a 401k account retirement or other liquid
asset are not considered in the debt ratio.

 The “Accept” recommendation in GUS will be downgraded to a “Refer” and manual
underwrite will apply when all debts on the application are not verified on the credit
report. This may require different documentation and a full underwrite through the
USDA office. Risk layers – (payment shock, credit waiver, ratio waiver) can only allow
1 risk layer and the file must have strong, documented compensating factors.

REFINANCE: RATE/TERM (Non-Streamlined) for Kentucky USDA Rural Housing Loans

 OnlyKentucky  USDA Guaranteed loans eligible (no Direct loans)
 Current appraisal required
 Closing costs, lender fees and the new guarantee fee may be financed in the new loan to
the extent that the new appraisal supports the loan amount (100% max LTV before
guarantee fee added).
 Unpaid fees, such as late fees due the servicer, are not eligible to be included in the new
loan amount.
 GUS should be run with favorable resultsUSDA Parameters 5 12/17/2012
REFINANCE:
(Continued)
 Up front Guarantee fee of 2% and annual fee of 0.4% apply.
 Subject property must still be the borrower’s primary residence
 Loan must have been fully documented, underwritten and originated in compliance with
RD instruction 1980-D, supplemented by published Administrative Notices.
 Any late mortgage payments within the past 36 months on the existing USDA loan, with
emphasis on the most recent 12 month period, must be analyzed and addressed by the
lender to determine if any late payments were a disregard for financial obligations, an
inability to manage debt, or factors beyond the control of the borrower when considering
the underwriting decision.
 Maximum ratios 29/41
 30 year fixed rate loan only
 Interest rate must be lower than the existing loan to be refinanced
 If the final settlement statement shows nominal cash back to the borrower, that amount
must be applied as a principal curtailment. The borrower can receive no cash back from
the transaction.

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KENTUCKY USDA RURAL HOUSING STREAMLINED REFINANCE

 Only USDA Guaranteed loans eligible (no Direct loans)
 The value of the new mortgage loan request can be supported by the original appraisal
report obtained in connection with the existing mortgage.
 The maximum loan amount cannot exceed the principal balance of the existing loan to be
refinanced, plus the guarantee fee. The new loan amount cannot include any accrued
interest, closing costs or lender fees.
 Loan must be manually underwritten (GUS is not run).
 Up front Guarantee fee of 2% and annual fee of 0.4% apply.
 Subject property must still be the borrower’s primary residence
 Loan must have been fully documented, underwritten and originated in compliance with
RD instruction 1980-D, supplemented by published Administrative Notices.
 Any late mortgage payments within the past 36 months on the existing USDA loan, with
emphasis on the most recent 12 month period, must be analyzed and addressed by the
lender to determine if any late payments were a disregard for financial obligations, an
inability to manage debt, or factors beyond the control of the borrower when considering
the underwriting decision.
 Maximum ratios 29/41
 30 year fixed rate loan only
 Interest rate must be lower than the existing loan to be refinanced
 If the final settlement statement shows nominal cash back to the borrower, that amount
must be applied as a principal curtailment. The borrower can receive no cash back from
the transaction.
Please note that the USDA Refinance Pilot program has different guidelines.
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Joel Lobb (NMLS#57916)
Senior  Loan Officer
502-905-3708 cell
502-813-2795 fax
jlobb@keyfinllc.com

Key Financial Mortgage Co. (NMLS #1800)*
107 South Hurstbourne Parkway*
Louisville, KY 40222*

Kentucky USDA and Rural Housing Underwriting Update for November 2012

Kentucky USDA and Rural Housing Underwriting Update for November 2012

This website is not an Government Agency, and does not officially represent the HUD, VA, USDA or FHA or any other government agency. 

1)  Kentucky USDA loans and rural housing underwriting  is tightening up!  You are going to see us asking for more to make sure we have it to respond to USDA when they ask for it.  We don’t want to be caught shorthanded on these deals and be stuck waiting to get them closed (neither do you!) so to be reactive to the changes with USDA, you will find that we are conditioning for more than we used to.  To help us be on the ball with your USDA loans, be sure to include the following:

1)  30 days most recent paystubs showing a YTD amount

2)  VOE’s if the borrower is NOT employed in the same position for more than 2 years or the borrower has OT, Bonus or commission income.  We will recommend Written VOE’s   for the purpose of showing the borrower is in the same line of work!

3)  Assets – if your 1003 shows bank information and asset information then you must provide the most recent 2 statements to prove this information

4)  Collections & open judgments must show on your liabilities.  Please provide an LOX for all Derogatory credit  this LOX should show that the circumstances were temporary in  nature, beyond the applicant’s control and resolved to the best of their ability

5)  VOR‘s are required for all USDA loans.  USDA has been consistently requesting this information in the past 30 days.  For files above 640, a VOR will suffice.  For files under 640,     we will require 12 months cancelled checks.  If a VOR is not available due to the borrower living with family,  an LOX will be needed

6)  Paystubs for all income in the household regardless if they are on the loan or not. Must be most recent and 30 days worth to help determine actual income

7)  Garnishments or child support shown and if paying it we will require the court order. If receiving it, we need a 12 month history of receipt and court order

8)  W-2’s for the past 2 years for ALL jobs

9)  Tax returns if self employed or unreimbursed expenses are shown

10)  YTD P&L if self employed prepared by tax preparer and signed by borrower.

11)  1980-21 signed by borrowers

12)  Fully executed purchase contract

Remember – we cannot send a file to RD without an appraisal!!!  The appraisal must state that the property meets HUD Handbooks 4150.2 and 4905.1.

2)  Turn times for USDA in several states are extreme.  We understand your frustration with the delays and want to express to you that we are watching diligently for return commitments to push your files to closing.  If you could review your USDA loans with us and insure that all conditions are met….except for the CC…we can expedite these files ASAP when the commitment comes in.  If your file has been with us for over 30 days, please update the paystubs as ours will have expired!!!

Thank you for your attention and please let me know if you need me!

Joel Lobb (NMLS#57916)
Senior  Loan Officer
502-905-3708 cell
502-813-2795 fax
jlobb@keyfinllc.comKey Financial Mortgage Co. (NMLS #1800)*
107 South Hurstbourne Parkway*
Louisville, KY 40222*

Kentucky USDA and Rural Housing Credit Scores Guidelines

Kentucky USDA No Score Loan Guides

Map of Kentucky highlighting Jefferson County
Map of Kentucky highlighting Jefferson County (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

DTI: 29/41 Maximum no exceptions.
Rent: 12 months 0 x 30 on Rent. 12 months cancelled checks or VOR if institution. Or a four Non Traditional Trade Lines may be substituted with underwriting
approval.
Credit: No delinquent or derogatory past or current credit. Regardless of size or type.
No open collections or judgments (exceptions granted upon review only
and only based on overall profile of the loan).
Job Time: 2 years of consecutive work/education with no gaps.
Alternative Trades: 3 Non Traditional Trades with Rent or 4 Non Traditional Trades with No Rent. 0 x 30 and must have 12 month history on each trade.
Pricing: 3.00 negative adjustment to price.
Miscellaneous: Required to have 2 months bank statements and/or 401k asset Account with 2 month Reserves. FTHB Education is required.
Minimum Loan: $30,000
Residual Incomer per Family/Geographic: Borrowers must have residual income left over after their loan closes, see table below for what is required:
Family Size
1
$450
2
$755
3
909
4
1,025
5
1,062
Over 5 Add $80 for each additional family member up to 7

Kentucky Rural Housing and USDA 620-639 Credit Score Loan Guides:

DTI: 29/41 Maximum no exceptions.
Rent: 12 months 0 x 30 on Rent. 12 months cancelled checks or VOR if institution. Or a four Non Traditional Trade Lines may be substituted with underwriting
approval.
Credit: 3 Trade Lines seasoned for 12 months with high balances of a minimum $500. No delinquency in last 12 months regardless of size or type.
No open collections or judgments (exceptions granted upon review only and only based on overall profile of the loan)
Alternative Trades: May be needed if credit is thin or needed to be strengthened overall credit quality.
May require four non-traditional trades if no Rent History.
Job Time: 2 years of consecutive work/education with no gaps.
Pricing: 1.50 negative adjustments to pricing.
Miscellaneous: Required to have 2 months bank statements and/or 401k asset Account with 2
months reserves.
Minimum Loan: $30,000

Kentucky USDA and Rural Housing Manual Underwrite with GUS Refer Scores >=640:

DTI: 29/41 Maximum no exceptions.
Rent: 12 months 0 x 30 on Rent. 12 months cancelled checks or VOR if institution. OR a four Non Traditional Trade Lines may be substituted with underwriting
Approval if no rent history is available.
Credit: 3 Trade Lines seasoned for 12 months with high balances of a minimum $500.
OR if payment shock <=25% and traditional trade lines cannot be supplied we can accept 3 alternative trade lines with 12 month history and 0 x 30.
No delinquency in last 12 months regardless of size or type on any credit.
No open collections or judgments (exceptions granted upon review only and only based on overall profile of the loan)
Job Time: 2 years of consecutive work/education with no gaps.
Pricing: 2.00 negative adjustments to pricing.
Miscellaneous: Required to have 2 months bank statements and/or 401k asset Account with 2
months reserves. May be waived with strong compensating factors.
Minimum Loan: $30,000

Joel Lobb (NMLS#57916)
Senior  Loan Officer
502-905-3708 cell
502-813-2795 fax
jlobb@keyfinllc.com

Key Financial Mortgage Co. (NMLS #1800)*
107 South Hurstbourne Parkway*
Louisville, KY 40222*

Kentucky Single Family Housing Guaranteed Loan Program

Kentucky Single Family Housing Guaranteed Loan Program

Kentucky Single Family Housing Guaranteed Loan Program 
– 25 Frequently Asked Questions

25 Questions and  Answers

1 What is the guarantee?
USDA Rural Development provides the full faith and assurance of the U.S Government
that any financial loss resulting from servicing the loan will be reimbursed in full up to
an amount not exceeding 90% of the original loan amount. All loss up to an amount not
exceeding 35% of the original loan is fully reimbursed. Losses exceeding 35% are 85%
reimbursed.
2 What is the advantage to the customer?
100 percent financing, fixed interest rate,  low monthly mi fee (.50bps) and upfront mi fee of 2% and no restrictions on size or design are just a few of the advantages.
3 What are the eligibility requirements?
Have adequate and dependable income (up to 115 percent of adjusted area median
income), have acceptable credit, do not own a dwelling in the local commuting area, US
Citizen or permanent resident, have the ability to personally occupy the home on a
permanent basis, and do not have funds for a 20% down payment loan plus closing and
moving expenses.
4 Can a Broker originate Guaranteed loans? Yes, however only Approved lenders may underwrite & submit loans.
5 How long does it take to get an answer?
Our goal is a 2 to 5 day turnaround. Time will be longer in some offices due to the large
number of guarantee requests received.
6 What is the maximum fixed Interest Rate  and term?
Fannie Mae 90 day delivery rate plus 60 basis points rounded up to nearest quarter of
one percent Or no more than the Lender’s published VA rate for first mortgage loans
with no discount points. The term is 30 years.
7 What is the maximum loan amount? The Loan amount is limited by the market value and repayment ability.
8 What is the maximum Loan to ValueIt can be up to 100% LTV plus the Agency guarantee fee.

9 What is the Guarantee Fee? The guarantee fee is 2.0 percent of the “Total” loan amount.
10 What are the qualifying ratios? PITI Ratio 29 percent, TD Ratio 41 percent.
Higher ratios may be approved with compensating factors.
11 Do we show deferred student loans in the debt ratio?
Deferred student loans should be included in the debt ratio calculations for Guaranteed
Loans regardless of the deferment period.
12 What is the minimum credit score?
Under certain criteria, credit score 640 and above no comment required.
For credit score 639 and below document circumstances were temporary in nature
beyond the applicants control and have been removed. In most cases, loans will not be
guaranteed for applicants who have a middle credit score of 580 & below.
13 What about location? The dwelling must be located in eligible rural area (See eligibility site) http://eligibility.sc.egov.usda.gov/eligibility/welcomeAction.do
14 What about refinancing? Limited to existing USDA Rural Development guaranteed or direct loans.
15 Can loans include acreage?

Possibly. The acreage must not contain any income producing facilities and the value of
acreage may not exceed of the total property value.
16 Can Manufactured Homes be financed? Yes, however they must be new and sold by an approved dealer contractor. We as a lender currently don’t offer these type of loans

17 What about an in-ground swimming pool?  Swimming pools are now okay with the recent changes on December 1st, 2014

18 What are the required inspections?Property must meet HUD Handbook 4905.1 & 4150.2 or similar standard. A FHA roster appraiser can verify adequacy/working order of electrical, plumbing, heating, water & waste disposal on existing dwellings.
19 Will USDA Rural Development issue a letter asking the Approved Lender to make a loan? No. This is the Approved Lender‟s loan. They underwrite the loan and decide if it meets their standards and Agency standards before submitting.
20 Is homebuyer education required? Homebuyer education is not required, however it is recommended.
21 Are seller concessions allowed? Yes. Rural Development  restricts  the amount of seller concessions to 6% of sales price
22 Who approves the Appraiser? The appraiser must be licensed by the State to complete appraisals.
23 Can necessary repairs be included in loan? Yes. An „as improved‟ appraisal will be needed to include cost of repairs.
24 Are alternate verifying income documents allowed

Yes. Paycheck stubs, payroll earnings statements and W-2 tax forms for previous 2 tax

years, and telephone verification of employment.

25 Who buys Guaranteed Housing Loans?

FHLB, Fannie Mae, Ginnie Mae, and other

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Joel Lobb
Senior  Loan Officer

(NMLS#57916)
American Mortgage Solutions, Inc.
800 Stone Creek Pkwy, Ste 7,
Louisville, KY 40223
 Fax:     (502) 327-9119
 
 Company ID #1364 | MB73346

Kentucky Rural Housing Loans and USDA Guaranteed Loan Underwriting Issues

Kentucky Rural Housing Loans and USDA Guaranteed Loan Issues

Seller Concessions:
Seller concessions cannot be used to pay down buyer’s debt.

Deferred Student Loans and Debt Ratio Calculations:
Deferred student loans should be included in the debt ratio calculations regardless of the
deferment period. If the credit report does not indicate a monthly repayment amount, Lender may use the monthly payment amount provided by the loan servicer, or 1% of the loan balance reflected on the RMCR.

Risk Layering:
Refers to the existence of multiple levels of risk in an application such as marginal credit, high repayment ratios, extensive use of other credit, payment shock, etc. Lenders should be very cautious when evaluating applications with multiple risk levels.

Payment Shock:
Measured by dividing the new PITI by previous housing expenses minus 1. In cases where payment shock is 100% or higher, no additional risk layering should be allowed unless strong compensating factors are present.
Example:
New PITI = $1,500
Current Rent = $650
$1500 ÷ $650 = 2.30 ‐ 1= 1.30 or 130%
The payment shock in this example is above 100% and therefore is a risk factor.

Credit Waivers:
The lender approves a credit waiver and supplies all back up documentation used in the decision making process. Lender must document that the instances of unacceptable credit must have been temporary in nature and beyond the applicant’s control or the result of a justifiable dispute relative to defective goods or services. A lender need not require collection accounts to be paid in full if there are mitigating circumstances as described in RD Instruction 1980.345 (d)(3). Credit scores of 640 and above may eliminate the need for lender documentation of credit waivers.

Interest Rate Buydowns:
Temporary interest rate buydowns are permitted with prior RD approval. Underwriting
requirements for temporary interest rate buydowns include:
 The mortgage loan must be underwritten at the note rate.
 Buydown funds may come from the seller, lender, or third party.
 Buydown funds may not come from the borrower.
 The initial interest rate is temporarily reduced no more than 2% below the note rate
and increased by no more than 1% annually for no more than 2 years.

Rural Housing and USDA Loans in Kentucky

Rural Housing and USDA Loans in Kentucky

When searching for home loan options in the Kentucky , you do not want to overlook the possibility of a USDA and Rural  Home Loans . Designed to help encourage economic growth throughout the state of Kentucky, a USDA Loan is a great alternative to a traditional home loan. With no down payment required andflexible credit guidelines, a government backed USDA Loan can help your dream of homeownership become a reality in Kentucky.

  • 100% Financing Up to the Appraised Value
  • New and Existing Homes are Eligible
  • No Maximum Loan Amount
  • Low Fixed Interest Rates
  • Minimum 640 score and 3 years removed from Bankruptcy and Foreclousre
  • Maximum Income Limits Per Kentucky Household
  • Low mortgage insurance on USDA loans in Kentucky
  • Seller can pay all closing costs and prepaids
  • No Termite report or Home Inspection Needed
  • Low 30 year fixed Rates on Kentucky Home Loans

Kentucky Areas that Qualify for a USDA Loan

While USDA Loans are limited to rural areas, you will probably be surprised at the selection of qualifying areas. Rural does not have to mean farm country, and so a number of areas that that are located right next to major cities do qualify.
In general terms, eligible USDA homes are limited to areas that are not within city limits and have less than 20,000 residents. However, you should never assume that your Kentucky home does not qualify. Even if the property you are considering is close to Lexington or Louisville, it may still qualify. So seek out the guidance of the USDA Loan Agency. Fill out the Application on this page, or call one of our certified USDA loan agents at1-502=905=3708 or email kentuckyloan@gmail.com and find out if you’re eligible.

Kentucky’s USDA Loan Income Limits by County

Some of the eligibility restrictions that determine if you qualify for a USDA include the county and zip code the home resides in, as well as, your past credit history and number of dependents.

In addition, because they are designed for families with moderate to lower incomes, the income of homebuyers looking into a Kentucky USDA Home Loan cannot exceed their county’s set limit:

Kentucky USDA Loan Adjusted Maximum Income Limits by County
Updated 05/01/2009

County Name    

1-4 Person Households
(Guaranteed Loans)

5-8 Person Households 
(Guaranteed Loans)

NON-METRO

ADAIR

$73,600

$97,150

NON-METRO

ALLEN

$73,600

$97,150

FRANKFORT, KY (MICRO)

ANDERSON

$73,600

$97,150

PADUCAH, KY-IL (MICRO)

BALLARD

$73,600

$97,150

GLASGOW, KY (MICRO)

BARREN

$73,600

$97,150

MOUNT STERLING, KY (MICRO)

BATH

$73,600

$97,150

MIDDLESBOROUGH, KY (MICRO)

BELL

$73,600

$97,150

CINCINNATI-MIDDLETOWN, OH-KY-IN (MSA)

BOONE

$73,600

$97,150

LEXINGTON-FAYETTE, KY (MSA)

BOURBON

$73,600

$97,150

HUNTINGTON-ASHLAND, WV-KY-OH (MSA)

BOYD

$73,600

$97,150

DANVILLE, KY (MICRO)

BOYLE

$73,600

$97,150

CINCINNATI-MIDDLETOWN, OH-KY-IN (MSA)

BRACKEN

$73,600

$97,150

NON-METRO

BREATHITT

$73,600

$97,150

NON-METRO

BRECKINRIDGE

$73,600

$97,150

LOUISVILLE-JEFFERON COUNTY, KY-IN (MSA)

BULLITT

$73,600

$97,150

NON-METRO

BUTLER

$73,600

$97,150

NON-METRO

CALDWELL

$73,600

$97,150

MURRAY, KY (MICRO)

CALLOWAY

$73,600

$97,150

CINCINNATI-MIDDLETOWN, OH-KY-IN (MSA)

CAMPBELL

$73,600

$97,150

NON-METRO

CARLISLE

$73,600

$97,150

NON-METRO

CARROLL

$73,600

$97,150

NON-METRO

CARTER

$73,600

$97,150

NON-METRO

CASEY

$73,600

$97,150

CLARKSVILLE, TN-KY (MSA)

CHRISTIAN

$73,600

$97,150

LEXINGTON-FAYETTE, KY (MSA)

CLARK

$73,600

$97,150

NON-METRO

CLAY

$73,600

$97,150

NON-METRO

CLINTON

$73,600

$97,150

NON-METRO

CRITTENDEN

$73,600

$97,150

NON-METRO

CUMBERLAND

$73,600

$97,150

OWENSBORO, KY (MSA)

DAVIESS

$73,600

$97,150

BOWLING GREEN, KY (MSA)

EDMONSON

$73,600

$97,150

NON-METRO

ELLIOTT

$73,600

$97,150

NON-METRO

ESTILL

$73,600

$97,150

LEXINGTON-FAYETTE, KY (MSA)

FAYETTE

$73,600

$97,150

NON-METRO

FLEMING

$73,600

$97,150

NON-METRO

FLOYD

$73,600

$97,150

FRANKFORT, KY (MICRO)

FRANKLIN

$73,600

$97,150

UNION CITY, TN-KY (MICRO)

FULTON

$73,600

$97,150

CINCINNATI-MIDDLETOWN, OH-KY-IN (MSA)

GALLATIN

$73,600

$97,150

NON-METRO

GARRARD

$73,600

$97,150

CINCINNATI-MIDDLETOWN, OH-KY-IN (MSA)

GRANT

$73,600

$97,150

MAYFIELD, KY (MICRO)

GRAVES

$73,600

$97,150

NON-METRO

GRAYSON

$73,600

$97,150

NON-METRO

GREEN

$73,600

$97,150

HUNTINGTON-ASHLAND, WV-KY-OH (MSA)

GREENUP

$73,600

$97,150

OWENSBORO, KY (MSA)

HANCOCK

$73,600

$97,150

ELIZABETHTOWN, KY (MSA)

HARDIN

$73,600

$97,150

NON-METRO

HARLAN

$73,600

$97,150

NON-METRO

HARRISON

$73,600

$97,150

NON-METRO

HART

$73,600

$97,150

EVANSVILLE, IN-KY (MSA)

HENDERSON

$73,600

$97,150

LOUISVILLE-JEFFERON COUNTY, KY-IN (MSA)

HENRY

$73,600

$97,150

NON-METRO

HICKMAN

$73,600

$97,150

MADISONVILLE, KY (MICRO)

HOPKINS

$73,600

$97,150

NON-METRO

JACKSON

$73,600

$97,150

LOUISVILLE-JEFFERON COUNTY, KY-IN (MSA)

JEFFERSON

$73,600

$97,150

LEXINGTON-FAYETTE, KY (MSA)

JESSAMINE

$73,600

$97,150

NON-METRO

JOHNSON

$73,600

$97,150

CINCINNATI-MIDDLETOWN, OH-KY-IN (MSA)

KENTON

$73,600

$97,150

NON-METRO

KNOTT

$73,600

$97,150

NON-METRO

KNOX

$73,600

$97,150

ELIZABETHTOWN, KY (MSA)

LARUE

$73,600

$97,150

LONDON, KY (MICRO)

LAUREL

$73,600

$97,150

NON-METRO

LAWRENCE

$73,600

$97,150

NON-METRO

LEE

$73,600

$97,150

NON-METRO

LESLIE

$73,600

$97,150

NON-METRO

LETCHER

$73,600

$97,150

MAYSVILLE, KY (MICRO)

LEWIS

$73,600

$97,150

DANVILLE, KY (MICRO)

LINCOLN

$73,600

$97,150

PADUCAH, KY-IL (MICRO)

LIVINGSTON

$73,600

$97,150

NON-METRO

LOGAN

$73,600

$97,150

NON-METRO

LYON

$73,600

$97,150

RICHMOND-BEREA, KY (MICRO)

MADISON

$73,600

$97,150

NON-METRO

MAGOFFIN

$73,600

$97,150

NON-METRO

MARION

$73,600

$97,150

NON-METRO

MARSHALL

$73,600

$97,150

NON-METRO

MARTIN

$73,600

$97,150

MAYSVILLE, KY (MICRO)

MASON

$73,600

$97,150

PADUCAH, KY-IL (MICRO)

MCCRACKEN

$73,600

$97,150

NON-METRO

MCCREARY

$73,600

$97,150

OWENSBORO, KY (MSA)

MCLEAN

$73,600

$97,150

LOUISVILLE-JEFFERON COUNTY, KY-IN (MSA)

MEADE

$73,600

$97,150

MOUNT STERLING, KY (MICRO)

MENIFEE

$73,600

$97,150

NON-METRO

MERCER

$73,600

$97,150

GLASGOW, KY (MICRO)

METCALFE

$73,600

$97,150

NON-METRO

MONROE

$73,600

$97,150

MOUNT STERLING, KY (MICRO)

MONTGOMERY

$73,600

$97,150

NON-METRO

MORGAN

$73,600

$97,150

CENTRAL CITY, KY (MICRO)

MUHLENBERG

$73,600

$97,150

LOUISVILLE-JEFFERON COUNTY, KY-IN (MSA)

NELSON

$73,600

$97,150

NON-METRO

NICHOLAS

$73,600

$97,150

NON-METRO

OHIO

$73,600

$97,150

LOUISVILLE-JEFFERON COUNTY, KY-IN (MSA)

OLDHAM

$73,600

$97,150

NON-METRO

OWEN

$73,600

$97,150

NON-METRO

OWSLEY

$73,600

$97,150

CINCINNATI-MIDDLETOWN, OH-KY-IN (MSA)

PENDLETON

$73,600

$97,150

NON-METRO

PERRY

$73,600

$97,150

NON-METRO

PIKE

$73,600

$97,150

NON-METRO

POWELL

$73,600

$97,150

SOMERSET, KY (MICRO)

PULASKI

$73,600

$97,150

NON-METRO

ROBERTSON

$73,600

$97,150

RICHMOND-BEREA, KY (MICRO)

ROCKCASTLE

$73,600

$97,150

NON-METRO

ROWAN

$73,600

$97,150

NON-METRO

RUSSELL

$73,600

$97,150

LEXINGTON-FAYETTE, KY (MSA)

SCOTT

$73,600

$97,150

LOUISVILLE-JEFFERON COUNTY, KY-IN (MSA)

SHELBY

$73,600

$97,150

NON-METRO

SIMPSON

$73,600

$97,150

LOUISVILLE-JEFFERON COUNTY, KY-IN (MSA)

SPENCER

$73,600

$97,150

CAMPBELLSVILLE, KY (MICRO)

TAYLOR

$73,600

$97,150

NON-METRO

TODD

$73,600

$97,150

CLARKSVILLE, TN-KY (MSA)

TRIGG

$73,600

$97,150

LOUISVILLE-JEFFERON COUNTY, KY-IN (MSA)

TRIMBLE

$73,600

$97,150

NON-METRO

UNION

$73,600

$97,150

BOWLING GREEN, KY (MSA)

WARREN

$73,600

$97,150

NON-METRO

WASHINGTON

$73,600

$97,150

NON-METRO

WAYNE

$73,600

$97,150

EVANSVILLE, IN-KY (MSA)

WEBSTER

$73,600

$97,150

CORBIN, KY (MICRO)

WHITLEY

$73,600

$97,150

NON-METRO

WOLFE

$73,600

$97,150

LEXINGTON-FAYETTE, KY (MSA)

WOODFORD

$73,600

$97,150

Joel Lobb (NMLS#57916)
Senior  Loan Officer
502-905-3708 cell
502-813-2795 fax
jlobb@keyfinllc.comKey Financial Mortgage Co. (NMLS #1800)*
107 South Hurstbourne Parkway*
Louisville, KY 40222*