Low-income, subsidized renters may have to pay higher rent, beginning sometime this year, if proposed changes to federal income and housing legislation is signed into law.
A recent report from the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire raises concerns that pockets of rural communities could be undercounted in the 2020 U.S. Census.
The California Natural Resources Agency says that forests can provide more than lumber, pointing to an emerging “biomass” industry that could spur rural economic growth.
The counties that make up California’s Central Valley often cannot compete with coastal areas in attracting businesses to locate in their area. But the Kern County Board of Supervisors just released a plan that would offer businesses incentives to set up shop there and to expand existing enterprises.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture released the names of newly appointed Rural Development State directors in early November.