RCAC’s Loan Fund is a financial resource for rural communities. The Loan Fund fills financing gaps and serves in unconventional markets. We offer loans for affordable housing development, environmental infrastructure, community facilities and small businesses in rural locations. Our staff serve rural communities in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii and other Pacific islands, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.
RCAC created its Loan Fund in 1988 and was later certified as a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI). We hold an Aeris rating of 4 Stars AA Policy Plus. The rating is based on a comprehensive review of the RCAC Loan Fund and the entire RCAC organization. We are also licensed by the California Department of Business Oversight #60DB0 83068.
As of March 31, 2021, RCAC closed 1,376 loans, which totaled $716,561,308 and leveraged more than $2.514 billion for projects in rural communities. These loans supported 130,307 individual water and wastewater connections for rural citizens, 15,677 housing units; 11,548,976 feet of community facility space; and created or retained 24,250 jobs. RCAC currently has 472 loans under management, totaling more than $116.5 million. Additionally, RCAC manages 59 loans totaling more than $49 million on behalf of other lenders and investors.
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