USDA Rural Development
USDA Rural Development is committed to helping improve the economy and quality of life in all of rural America. Through its programs, it touches rural America in many ways. Financial programs support such essential public facilities and services as water and sewer systems; housing; health clinics; emergency service facilities; and electric and telephone service. USDA Rural Development promotes economic development by supporting loans to businesses through banks and community-managed lending pools. It also offers technical assistance and information to help agricultural and other cooperatives get started and improve the effectiveness of their member services. And it provides technical assistance to help communities undertake community empowerment programs.
USDA RURAL DEVELOPMENT