West Sacramento, Calif. — Rural Community Assistance Corporation (RCAC) received a $78,000 grant from Capital One, which will support an entrepreneurial and economic development pilot program for Tribes in Montana.
West Sacramento, Calif. — Rural Community Assistance Corporation’s (RCAC) Loan Fund launched the Idaho State Revolving Fund – Household Septic System Program to provide low-interest loans and grants to Idaho homeowners to refurbish or replace individual septic systems.
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.
West Sacramento, Calif. - In the quarter ending Dec. 31, 2017, Rural Community Assistance Corporation (RCAC) closed 25 loans totaling more than $19 million to assist rural communities in Arizona, California, Colorado, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.
Kunia, Hawaii – Gov. David Ige can recall spending youthful summers working at the cannery near the once sprawling Del Monte pineapple plantation in Kunia on the island of Oahu. The school bus he rode every day passed Kunia, and when he and his classmates saw a flashing yellow light there, they knew they were close to home.
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.
Keola and Rena Kiyuna came to the Hawaii Island Community Development Corporation (HICDC) in 2003 after seeing an ad in the paper for an upcoming project. Rena had also learned at that time that a co-worker had built her home through HICDC and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s self-help program
I was in DC last week to talk with Congressional staff about the FY18 and FY19 budgets. It is a crazy time right now. Congress is trying to finish the FY18 continuing resolution, which will take us to this fiscal year end, and to figure out where to add the $60 billion in budget authority just approved in the last continuing resolution.
I know the U.S. Department of Agriculture – Rural Development office I work with has a long processing waitlist for 502 Direct applications and I’m concerned my packaged loans will stale before loan officers can even get to them. How do I turn in a packaged loan and ensure the documents are still good?
RCAC is a HUD-approved national intermediary, and as such, provides technical assistance, training, and financial support to many housing counseling agencies serving rural communities throughout RCAC’s service area. In 2016, RCAC became a HUD training partner. Learn more about housing counseling: bit.ly/1XD1Q8d... See MoreSee Less
"Part of this shortage is caused by an influx of higher income households into more affordable homes: Almost half of the affordable rental units are occupied by families that earn above the poverty li...
The U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development (USDA RD) Single Family Direct Loan Program (502 direct loans) is an affordable alternative that provides subsidized mortgage loans for modest homes in rural areas. RCAC is an intermediary and quality assurance reviewer of packaged loan applications for USDA RD’s Section 502 Single Family Housing Direct Loan Program. Learn more about the program here: bit.ly/2p4qBiS... See MoreSee Less
Nibley, Utah – Sometime during the 10 or so months it took Veronica Cabrera to build her family home here in northern Utah, she began to feel a persistent, dull ache all over her left side. She chal...
RCAC staff and board members are in Washington, D.C. this week for #RCAPOnTheHill. They will visit with Senators and Representatives from 13 western states, along with agency staff members. This is an invaluable opportunity to stress the urgent need to fund programs that support safe drinking water, affordable housing and economic development for rural communities. Thanks to Rural Community Assistance Partnership (RCAP) for organizing the week's events. ... See MoreSee Less
#whereswally? He's in Washington, D.C. this week participating in #RCAPOnTheHill. RCAC's team, along with our Rural Community Assistance Partnership (RCAP) partners, are meeting with legislators and a...
Looking for a career that ignites your passion? RCAC has positions available throughout California and in Reno, Nevada. We work in diverse and low-income communities to increase access to affordable housing and safe drinking water, promote economic opportunity and job creation, and provide financing for community and economic development projects. Check out the job descriptions and apply today! bit.ly/2q887fd... See MoreSee Less