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Despite California’s severe housing shortage, lawmakers limit construction

California lawmakers have softened a bill that called for more housing construction in a state that has a severe affordable home shortage.

Senate Bill 828 mandated that cities and counties set aside land for twice as much housing units as needed to make up for years of too little construction. But California legislators amended the bill

The Rural Community Assistance Partnership stands with U.S. Senators to endorse legislation aimed at improving wastewater and septic systems in rural America

This week, the Rural Community Assistance Partnership (RCAP) strongly endorsed two bipartisan bills sponsored by U.S. Senators Cory Booker and Shelly Moore Capito aimed at improving water well quality, wastewater, and septic systems for rural homeowners across the United States. This legislation will impact Americans living in areas where there is limited access to a public drinking water or wastewater facilities

RCAP leads coalition on 2018 Farm Bill priorities

Washington, DC (April 11, 2018) – The Rural Community Assistance Partnership (RCAP), NCBA CLUSA, New America, and a bipartisan coalition of rural policy leaders submit recommendations for the Rural Development Title in the 2018 Farm Bill to Congress, focused on three priorities, access to capital, infrastructure, and innovation. A coalition of more than forty rural policy leaders throughout the country came together to discuss opportunities and challenges small communities face

Census could undercount some rural communities

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.

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.