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WASHINGTON, DC - May 29, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today that applications for grants are being accepted to provide assistance to low- and very-low-income rural residents to repair their homes.
SELMA, AL - October 28, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today selected recipients in 50 states and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico for grants to make critical repairs and improve housing conditions for low- and very-low-income rural residents. Rural Development Deputy Under Secretary Doug O'Brien announced the recipients today on Secretary Vilsack's behalf while attending a local Farm Bill listening session in Selma, Ala.
ST. PAUL, MI - July 26, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- USDA Rural Development State Director Colleen Landkamer announced recently that applications are being accepted for grants to help low- and very-low-income rural residents repair their homes.
Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Funding To Preserve and Revitalize Rural Rental Housing Complexes
WASHINGTON, DC - July 8, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that USDA is accepting applications to participate in a demonstration program to preserve and revitalize existing Multi-Family Housing projects financed by Rural Development.
Weston, WV - July 1 30, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Kristie Stutler can’t stop smiling as she talks about her new home near Jackson’s Mill. Ms. Stutler qualified for loan funds through USDA Rural Development’s rural housing programs last fall. Earlier this year, she found the perfect home for her family.
White Sulphur Springs, WV - June 30, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Rhonda Loudermilk has a smile on her face as she talks about her new heating system in her White Sulphur Springs home. Ms. Loudermilk qualified for loan funds through USDA Rural Development’s rural housing programs late last year.
Washington, D.C. - June 23, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Agriculture Under Secretary for Rural Development Dallas Tonsager today highlighted a growing interest in energy-efficient home building. He said builders and nonprofit organizations throughout the country have been calling USDA Rural Development and especially the Kentucky State Office to learn more details about an affordable, energy-efficient home that USDA helped finance. Recently, USDA featured the home and a story about its 73-year-old owner, a widow who had never owned a home before, on the USDA blog. That blog post resulted in a significant response from readers.
WASHINGTON, DC - June 3, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today kicked off National Homeownership Month and highlighted the important role housing plays in creating jobs, maintaining viable rural communities and contributing to the economy. Since the start of the current fiscal year, which began last October 1, USDA Rural Development has financed approximately 80,000 home loans for rural residents.
USDA Seeks Applications for Multi-Family Housing Rehabilitation Loans to Improve the Quality of Housing...
WASHINGTON, DC - November 16, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Agriculture Under Secretary for Rural Development Dallas Tonsager today invited non-profit groups and public entities to apply for loans to rehabilitate multi-family housing in rural areas.