Success Stories


  • Arvin point-of-use treatment filters

    Where: Arvin, California Problem: The arsenic levels in the municipal water supply in Arvin exceed the EPA maximum contaminant level . . .

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  • Elk City Water and Sewer Association takes steps to sustainable solutions

    Elk City is similar to many small, isolated, rural towns in the West where residents mostly rely on themselves. With so few residents, it’s fallen upon Elk City to organize to a volunteer fire department, emergency medical services and, in recent years, an all-volunteer water management team. Now, the town’s most pressing need is to improve its wastewater treatment.

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  • Tierra del Sol Housing Corporation

    RCAC provided a $300,100 loan to Tierra Del Sol to purchase a 12.02 acre site to develop 48 USDA RD self-help housing lots in Vado, New Mexico.

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  • 502 packaging – Utah

    RCAC staff provide training and support to nonprofit housing organizations that want to package USDA 502 loans. RCAC staff also review the completed packages to make sure they are complete before sending them to USDA for approval.

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  • Kunia Village project underway, first homes blessed

    On August 9, RCAC staff joined staff from the Hawaii Agriculture Research Center (HARC), United States Sen. Mazie K. Hirono, Hawaii state Sen. Suzanne Chun-Oakland, Hawaii state Senator Gil Riviere and Kahu Cordell Kekoa in blessing the first of 82 renovated or new affordable homes for low-income farmworkers in Kunia Village on the Hawaiian island of Oahu.

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