- Total purchase cost and rehabilitation costs must not exceed FHA Maximum Loan Limits.
- You will be required to have a construction contract with a state-licensed general contractor.
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o HVAC systems
o New appliances
o Sewer hookup
o Well and septic systems
or in excess of $35,000, will be
considered under the Standard 203(k)
- 203(k) applicants are required to complete a FHA 203(k) Homebuyer Education class prior to closing. The class is offered online for a $15 fee.
- After closing, the funds for home repairs will be held by RIHousing in an escrow account. RIHousing will disperse payments to the contractor and manage a contingency reserve of up to 20% of the rehabilitation costs. Unused funds will be applied to the principal balance of your loan.
Effective April 27, 2021, the FHA Limited 203(k) program is available to borrowers.