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
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
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.
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.
The California Organized Investment Network CDFI Tax Credit Program (COIN), which generates economic opportunity in California’s low-income rural and urban communities, could end if it is not included in the 2017-18 state budget.