Water and Waste:
Water and Waste Disposal Direct Loans - Direct loans made by Rural Development with the purpose of developing water and wastewater systems in rural areas with populations of 10,000 or less.
Water and Waste Disposal Guaranteed Loans - Loans made and serviced by conventional lenders and guaranteed by USDA Rural Development. Normally guarantees will not exceed 80 percent on any loss on interest and principal on the loan.
Water and Waste Disposal Grants - Grants made by Rural Development with the intention to reduce the costs of developing water and wastewater disposal facilities. Grants may cover up to 75 percent of eligible project costs.
2000 CENSUS DATA for Community Programs grant eligibility tables by town. (11-16-04)
USDA Rural Development has $7.2 billion funds available for broadband under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
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