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Water and Waste Direct and Guaranteed

Loan Program

HOW TO APPLY:

Click here to contact an area office. Basic information will be provided over the telephone, and an application will be mailed to you to be completed and returned to the office; or an appointment will be scheduled.

OBJECTIVE:

Develop water and wastewater systems, including solid waste disposal and storm drainage, in rural areas and to cities and towns with a population of 10,000 or less.

DIRECT LOANS:

Loans made directly through Rural Development

GUARANTEED LOANS:

Loans made and serviced through conventional lenders and guaranteed by Rural Development

ELIGIBLE APPLICANTS:

Public Entities

Municipalities

Counties

Special Purpose Districts

Indian Tribes

Not-for-Profit Corporations

Applicants be unable to obtain funds from other sources at reasonable rates and terms

PRIORITY:

Public Entities with population less than 10,000

Restoration of water supplies

Improve or enlarge water facilities or inadequate waste facilities

Requests which involve merging of small facilities and those serving low-income communities

MAXIMUM TERM:

40-years

May not exceed the state statutes or the useful life of the facility

 

Click here to obtain more information on our water and wastewater removal programs, or to request an application.

If you would like to review USDA Regulations, Procedures, Notices, RD Forms, or RD Handbooks, Click Here.

 

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