West Sacramento, Calif. — During the quarter ending March 31, 2018, Rural Community Assistance Corporation (RCAC) closed 16 loans totaling nearly $15 million to assist rural communities in California, Hawaii, Nevada and Utah.
West Sacramento, Calif. — The S.L. Gimbel Foundation awarded $50,000 to Rural Community Assistance Corporation (RCAC) to increase access to and consumption of safe drinking water for members of seven southern California Tribes. RCAC staff will work with La Posta Band of Mission Indians leadership to bring the Agua4All program to a consortium of seven tribes served by the Southern Indian Health Council in eastern San Diego County
The U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Housing Service (USDA RHS) encourages housing properties and community facilities financed through the Rural Housing Service to participate in the Summer Food Service Program.
Two years ago, Consuelo Andrade was living in a village with her grandparents in Michoacán, Mexico, where she regularly saw neighbors and acquaintances returning from time spent working in the United States. They wore stylish clothes; some drove cars. She and others were mesmerized.
Hatch, New Mexico – While driving across southern New Mexico, you could easily believe you were traversing the moon. Despite Interstate 25 that bisects the state from north to south, the desert landscape appears mostly untouched and unpeopled.
On a sunny fall day, Santos Obedoza approaches a fire hydrant on the Upper Lake Rancheria here in Northern California. With wrench in hand, he gingerly begins turning the hydrant’s lock and valve to open and flush them. In minutes, the water gushes across the road.
In a recent housing study, researchers say that California lawmakers need to allow for more homebuilding, particularly in the San Francisco Bay Area. In Sonoma County, the need for affordable housing is particularly acute but, some say, residents living in the mostly rural county are uneasy with more people moving to and living in the region.
Construction workers are increasingly being drawn to build new single-family houses, leaving apartment projects across the country struggling to meet completion and budget deadlines, according to housing analysts.