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The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) will be in Maverick County, specifically in Precinct 1, to highlight a program for low-income families who qualify to repair their homes. Oscar Cantu, Director of Projects for Precinct 1, informed The News Gram that interested parties can come by the Precinct 1 offices on Bibb Ave. where they will receive assistance in filling out the necessary paperwork to do so. It is expected that by the end of February the first families who will be the beneficiaries of this program will be informed. Cantu stated that these types of programs have been in existence for some time now, but they are now looking to bring them t Maverick County. You can come by the offices of County Commissioner to find out more. Cantu concluded that they will indeed continue to seek out these types of programs both state and federal to aid local families that need the assistance.