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  • 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.

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    Network News February 2019

    Peach Springs, AZ – In August 2016, Jamie Navenma drew on his nearly 25 years of experience working in Tribal homeownership as he surveyed housing on the Hualapai Indian Reservation in northwestern Arizona. What he saw both encouraged and distressed him.

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    Network News January 2019

    Lewistown, Montana – In the 30 some years that Tammy Eckhardt worked as a police officer and criminal investigator, it was essential to find solace from the disheartening aspects of her job. She did this by sitting quietly and quilting. And, through the long Montana winters, she was in good company.

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  • 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.

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    Network News December 2018

    Happy holidays! Thank you for helping us create vibrant, healthy and enduring rural communities in 2018, a year to be remembered. To reflect, here are some of our success stories that exhibit the dedication and perseverance of the people we serve.

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