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    Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation supports RCAC’s work in Loyalton, California
    West Sacramento, Calif. — RCAC received a $5,000 grant from the Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation, which will be used to build the City of Loyalton’s financial management capacity for its water and wastewater systems.
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    David É Provost elected RCAC board president
    Rural Community Assistance Corporation (RCAC) elected David É. Provost Board of Directors president in early November. He has served on the board since 2006 and previously was the vice president. “David has been an influential member of the board for 11 years. His work at the Corporation for Supportive Housing makes him familiar with our loan fund and the need for permanent supportive housing,” said Stanley Keasling, RCAC Chief Executive Officer.
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    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.
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    Water Board accepting applications for drinking water in schools grants
    The State Water Resources Control Board is currently accepting applications for grant funds to improve access to safe drinking water for students. The Drinking Water for Schools Program funds water bottle filling stations, drinking fountains, point-of-entry or point-of-use treatment where contamination is an issue. Funds may also be used
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Publications

  • Self-Help Builder Dec. 2017

    HYRUM – After nearly 25,000 hours of blood, sweat and tears, 10 families slept in their new Hyrum homes on Thursday night after celebrating the completion of the city's first mutual self-help housing community.

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  • Network News November 2017

    Fallon, Nev. – When Kelli Kelly arrived in this western Nevada desert community in 2009, the seemingly endless austere landscape might have given her pause. Her boyfriend at the time – who has since become her husband – suspected she might be put off. Fallon has a population of around 9,000 and Kelly recalls his warning that relocating there from her San Diego home could be "a relationship killer."

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  • Network News October 2017

    Back in the day – nearly a century ago - the OK Theatre in Enterprise was a shining light in eastern Oregon, hosting events both unique and routine. There were plays and musicals at the 350-seat, single-screen theatre and traveling Chautauqua, an adult education movement in the early 20th century that brought musicians, preachers and academic lecturers to rural America.

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Recent News


  • Affordable housing and labor shortages slow economic growth in southern California regions

    Construction jobs and the healthcare, leisure and hospitality industries continue to attract people to the Inland Empire in southern California, and the region is outpacing the state’s coastal communities and their economies, according to the Inland Empire Business Activity Index. The Inland Empire is a metropolitan area and region, however it also includes the Coachella Valley, as well as San Bernardino and Riverside counties.

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  • Self-Help Builder Dec. 2017

    HYRUM – After nearly 25,000 hours of blood, sweat and tears, 10 families slept in their new Hyrum homes on Thursday night after celebrating the completion of the city’s first mutual self-help housing community.

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    Policy Update

    The National Rural Housing Coalition’s (NRHC) annual meeting was held during the last week of November. Anne Hazlett, assistant to the Rural Development secretary, attended the meeting to talk about issues related to rural housing programs. Most notable in her first presentation

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