News Release
Release No.STELPRD4022777
ContactKathy Beisner302-857-3582
Denton, MD, Jan 16, 2014 --

@@USDA Rural Development Office Relocates to Dover, Delaware

Denton, Md., January 16, 2014 – The USDA Rural Development office located in Denton, Md., will close on January 31, 2014. Customers on the Eastern Shore seeking assistance with homeownership or home repair loans should contact the Rural Development office located in Dover, Del. for assistance:

USDA Rural Development

1221 College Park Drive

Suite 200

Dover, DE 19904

(302) 857-3595

Call toll-free at 1-800-670-6553

“Closing this office was a difficult decision for USDA,” said Bill McGowan, USDA Rural Development State Director. “We have sufficient workspace available in Dover to accommodate all of the Denton office employees, and we are committed to our customers. We are streamlining operations to ensure that we continue to deliver high-quality service to rural citizens.”

President Obama's plan for rural America has brought about historic investment and resulted in stronger rural communities. Under the President's leadership, these investments in housing, community facilities, businesses and infrastructure have empowered rural America to continue leading the way – strengthening America's economy, small towns and rural communities. USDA's investments in rural communities support the rural way of life that stands as the backbone of our American values.