To be eligible for a USDA loan, applicants must meet the USDA's basic eligibility requirements, which cover credit, income, property usage, and home location.

In addition to the guidelines and requirements established by the Rural Development program of the USDA, lenders may have their own internal guidelines and requirements.

Credit Requirements for USDA Loans

Applicants must demonstrate a stable and dependent income as well as a credit history that demonstrates their ability and willingness to repay the loan.

USDA loans have no credit minimum. Applicants with 640 or higher credit scores can use the USDA's automated underwriting system.

Applicants with less than 640 may still be eligible, but they will be subject to manual underwriting, which may entail stricter guidelines.

Applicants without established credit may be eligible, but will need credit verification from rent, utility, and insurance payments.

In most cases, the USDA monthly guarantee fee is less expensive than the FHA monthly mortgage insurance, and you might be able to include these costs in your loan.

Your closing costs might be rolled into your loan.

You can convert an existing USDA loan into a new USDA loan if you already have one.

Annual Household Income

Household income adjusted

Repayment Income

 USDA Qualifying Income

USDA Loan Income Requirement




The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) requires applicants to have a consistent income that can be verified and is likely to continue in the future.

To look for consistent employment, lenders typically request two years of income tax returns and recent paystubs.

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