Fayette County Pennsylvania USDA Loan

What areas of Fayette County are eligible for the USDA Mortgage Program?

The USDA has zoned ALL of Fayette County as geographically eligible for their USDA Rural Development Loan, including the largest towns of Uniontown and Connellsville. This is a change from a few years ago when Uniontown and the surrounding area of Hopwood and Oliver were excluded from the program. The new USDA Eligibility Maps have now listed ALL of Fayette County as geographically eligible for the No Down Payment USDA Mortgage Program. If you live anywhere in Fayette County, you are now located in a USDA Eligible area.

To check to see if a specific home in Fayette County, Pennsylvania is USDA Eligible call 717-745-8380 or email USDA@keystonehomefinance.com

USDA Eligible Areas in Fayette County Pennsylvania


USDA Eligible Towns

  • Uniontown

  • Connellsville

  • Masontown

  • Leith-Hatfield

  • Oliver

  • East Uniontown

  • Brownsville

  • Hopwood

  • Lynnwood-Pricedale

  • Fairchance

  • South Connellsville

  • Perryopolis

  • South Uniontown

  • Point Marion

  • Hiller

  • Fairhope

  • Republic

  • Belle Vernon

  • Bear Rocks

  • Dunbar

  • Smithfield

  • Lemont Furnace

  • Everson

  • Farmington

  • Allison

  • Star Junction

  • Fayette City

  • Smock

  • New Salem

  • Rowes Run

  • Newell

  • Arnold City

  • Grindstone

  • Deer Lake

  • Vanderbilt

  • Dawson

  • Edenborn

  • Buffington

  • Markleysburg

  • Ronco

  • Chalkhill

  • Naomi

  • Ohiopyle

  • Seven Springs 

  • all other areas

USDA Eligible Townships

  • Brownsville Township

  • Bullskin Township

  • Connellsville Township

  • Dunbar Township

  • Franklin Township

  • Georges Township

  • German Township

  • Henry Clay Township

  • Jefferson Township

  • Lower Tyrone Township

  • Luzerne Township

  • Menallen Township

  • Nicholson Township

  • North Union Township

  • Perry Township

  • Redstone Township

  • Saltlick Township

  • South Union Township

  • Springfield Township

  • Springhill Township

  • Stewart Township

  • Upper Tyrone Township

  • Washington Township

  • Wharton Township


Note: This list is an indicator of USDA Eligible Areas for the County but does not necessarily include every possible eligible area. If you do not see your town listed, feel free to contact us to double check. If you are in a rural area and do not see your town listed above, you are in a USDA Eligible Area.

Fayette County Pennsylvania USDA Household Income Limits 

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If your Income figures exceed those listed here, you may still qualify. The USDA allows for several deductions which may allow your Household Income to fit within their Maximum Adjusted Income Guidelines.   

Deductions to reduce your USDA Household Income Calculation

  • $480 for each minor child living in the household

  • $480 for any student living in the household who is not on the mortgage application

  • $400 for each disabled household member who is not on the mortgage application

  • Documented Child Care Expenses for household members under the age of 13

  • Documented Medical/Disability Expenses for household members age 62 or older (this deduction is allowable if this expense exceeds 3% of the household income)