USDA Mortgage Loan-low credit score.?

Have found a home I want to purchase. Inquired about a USDA mortgage loan, with the understanding that my FICO score was around 647 (minimum score for USDA is around 620-640, I believe). According to the lender, my score is actually around 617. It is my understanding that there may be certain lenders willing to... show more Have found a home I want to purchase. Inquired about a USDA mortgage loan, with the understanding that my FICO score was around 647 (minimum score for USDA is around 620-640, I believe). According to the lender, my score is actually around 617. It is my understanding that there may be certain lenders willing to work with that score. Anyone know of any that will? Yes, I’m aware that it would be wise to take a breath and work on my credit for a while, but I’m determined to make it work. Thanks
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