News Release
Release No.STELPRD4016977
ContactKarla Frey(417) 967-2028, ext. 4
Couple to build a new home with assistance from Rural Development
Bucyrus, MO, Jun 25, 2012 --

@@Debbie and Marvin Cooper of Bucyrus are getting ready to have a new home constructed, made possible with financing from USDA, Rural Development’s 502 direct loan program. After being determined eligible for a housing loan by the Rural Development office in Houston, Mr. and Mrs. Cooper started working with contractor Tadd McCloud to find a house plan that would fit their needs and iron out all the details of entering into a construction contract with McCloud Construction, LLC. Construction of their new home is scheduled to begin soon.

USDA Rural Development invests in people, families, businesses, and communities. Rural Development is striving to continue to serve rural Missourians’ housing needs – in both homeownership and home repair.

USDA Rural Development’s mission is to increase economic opportunity and improve the quality of life for rural residents. Rural Development fosters growth in homeownership, finances business development, and supports the creation of critical community and technology infrastructure. Anyone interested in obtaining information regarding the Rural Development rural housing programs or any other assistance available through USDA Rural Development may visit the homepage at or can contact Karla Frey, Rural Development Specialist or Melanie Stewart, Rural Development Technician, at the Houston Sub Area Office of USDA Rural Development at 6726 S Hwy 63 in Houston or by calling (417) 967-2028, ext. 4.

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