Lexington, Nebraska, May 27, 2014 -- USDA Rural Development hosted a homeownership meeting today at the Opportunity Center in Lexington. This served as a kickoff to Homeownership Month which is in June.
USDA premiered their videos produced on USDA home ownership programs. One is in Spanish with English subtitles and the other in English only. You may visit the videos on You Tube found at these links: Spanish version visit: http://youtu.be/alL0QLaWNXI for English version visit: http://youtu.be/Oq9StIi6_dI.
The videos, with interviews by local homebuyers and city officials, were produced with the support of the Nebraska Investment Finance Authority. The videos focus on the positive effects of homeownership on the buyer, local businesses and the communities.
For more information contact the Rural Development office nearest you. You can locate an office by visiting: http://www.rurdev.usda.gov/NE-Contact.html. Visit www.rurdev.usda.gov/ne for information on all of Rural Development’s programs.
For additional information on RD projects, please visit Rural Development’s new interactive web map featuring program funding and success stories for fiscal years 2009-2012. The data can be found at: http://www.rurdev.usda.gov/RDSuccessStories.html.
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.
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