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RCAC Loan Fund lends more than $10 million to rural communities

West Sacramento, Calif. — In the quarter ending Sept. 30, 2017, Rural Community Assistance Corporation (RCAC) closed 30 loans totaling more than $10 million to assist rural communities in Arizona, California, New Mexico and Washington. One loan will support a community health nonprofit organization in central California. Another loan will support a Washington tenant organization’s manufactured housing community acquisition.

Free well owner workshop offered November 11

Merced, Calif. — Rural Community Assistance Corporation (RCAC) will host a free well owner workshop in Merced, California on Saturday, November 11. The event is open to all private well owners. Topics will include proper operation and maintenance of septic systems and drinking water wells, common septic and well troubleshooting, preventive maintenance and solutions, and protecting our groundwater.

RCAC seeks Yoneo Ono Award nominees

RCAC seeks nominations for the Yoneo Ono Rural Volunteer Award. The award honors rural people who have made significant lifelong contributions to their community in volunteer capacities. RCAC hopes to encourage further rural volunteer activities by acknowledging the accomplishments of a select few.

RCAC honors Moises Loza with leadership award

West Sacramento, Calif. – Rural Community Assistance Corporation (RCAC) is pleased to announce that Moises Loza has been selected to receive RCAC’s William French Award. The award recognizes Loza’s achievements in rural housing. Loza was the executive director of the Housing Assistance Council (HAC), a national nonprofit corporation that works to increase the availability of decent housing for rural low-income people.

David Lipsetz Named Next Housing Assistance Council Executive Director

Washington, DC – October 12, 2017 – The Housing Assistance Council (HAC) Board of Directors has named David Lipsetz as the organization’s next Executive Director. Lipsetz will replace Moises Loza, who is retiring on November 1, 2017 after more than 40 years at HAC. Founded in 1971, HAC is one of the nation’s oldest and most respected nonprofit organizations serving the housing needs of rural America and its residents. David becomes only the fourth Executive Director to lead the Housing Assistance Council.