West Sacramento, Calif. — Rural Community Assistance Corporation (RCAC) has received $13.67 million over five years in U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development (USDA RD) funding through the USDA RD Mutual Self-Help Housing Program to support single-family home construction and to help prepare rural residents for homeownership. The contract will support RCAC’s work with nonprofit organizations, housing authorities and tribal housing authorities to develop affordable housing in the rural West.
The federal spending bill signed on March 23 included $15 million to help relocate an Alaskan village that is threatened by rising water due to climate change. The Ninglick River is heading toward Newtok homes and structures at a rate of about 70 feet per year.
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
Thank you to our CEO, @SuzanneAnarde for sharing insights on rural community development during the #RDSummit22! Thank you @RCAPInc @NACoTweets and @NCBACLUSA for organizing this important event! #RuralMatters