USDA Rural Development Launches COVID-19 Resource Webpage

WASHINGTON, March 27, 2020 – USDA Rural Development has launched a COVID-19 resource page to keep our customers, partners, and stakeholders continuously updated on actions taken by the Agency to help rural residents, businesses, and communities impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak. Visit www.rd.usda.gov/coronavirus for information on Rural Development loan payment…

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USDA Rural Development Multi-Family Housing

March 25, 2020 Multi-Family Housing is taking several steps to help owners, management agents and tenants maintain quality housing during the COVID-19 outbreak. Specifically, three immediate steps are effective for Section 515 Multi-Family properties: • Tenant certifications due March 31, April 30 and May 31 for Multi-Family properties have been…

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How to Detect Resident and Applicant Fraud Webinar

Registration closing soon! Don’t miss out on this great opportunity! Wednesday, February 26, 2020 | 10:00 – 11:30 am EST(9:00 – 10:30 am CST) Heather Staggs, S.T.A.R. Momentum Compliance Consulting, Inc. With the increasing shortage of affordable housing in the US, there is a small percentage of people who are willfully…

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USDA Invests $9 Million in Broadband for Rural Tennessee Communities

February 13, 2020, USDA, Nashville, Tennessee NASHVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 13, 2020 – Today, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has invested $9 million in four, high-speed broadband infrastructure projects that will create or improve rural e-Connectivity for 3,744 rural households, 31 businesses, 41…

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USDA Invests in the Expansion of Rural Education and Health Care Access

November 20, 2019, USDA, Nashville, Tennessee Distance Learning and Telemedicine Investments will benefit more than 200,000 rural Tennessee residents U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Donald “DJ” LaVoy today announced that USDA is investing $42.5 million in 133 distance learning and telemedicine projects in 37…

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