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Based on “Self-Help Builder News”.

Self-Help Builder March 2019

USDA Rural Development published an Unnumbered Letter (UL) dated Feb. 25, 2019 changing the way credit will be evaluated and Student Loan Income Based Payments will be handled during FY19. It also emphasizes the previous permanent authorization regarding Oral Verifications of Employment.

Self-Help Builder December 2018

Happy holidays! Thank you for helping us this year to create vibrant, healthy and enduring rural communities. To reflect, here are a few highights from past issues of the “Self-Help Builder “that exhibit the dedication and perseverance of the people we serve.

Self-Help Builder September 2018

Dear Sher, My organization wants to use the 10 percent de minimis indirect rate in our next 523 TA grant proposal. Can we do that?

Self-Help Builder June 2018

The House and Senate Appropriations Subcommittees for Agriculture released preliminary numbers for next fiscal year. Generally the House numbers are more conservative than those from the Senate …

Self-Help Builder March 2018

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