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News by Topic: Capital funding

Jul 9, 2021 - Notice of final rule from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Utilities Service (RUS) revising regulations to streamline its procedures for Electric Program borrowers, including its loan application requirements, approval of construction work plans, contract bidding procedures, and contract approval procedures, among other procedures. This rule will also remove unnecessary sections of the regulations. This rule is effective September 7, 2021.
Source: Federal Register
Jul 2, 2021 - Announcement from the USDA Rural Business-Cooperative Service, Rural Housing Service, and Rural Utilities Service of guarantee fee rates, guarantee percent for guaranteed loans, the periodic retention fee, and fees for the issuance of the loan note guarantee prior to construction completion for FY 2021 for the following loans programs: 1) Community Facilities, 2) Water and Waste Disposal (WWD), 3) Business and Industry, and 4) Rural Energy for America Program (REAP). These fees are effective on October 1, 2021.
Source: Federal Register