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Jun 29, 2022 - Notice of final rule from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Utilities Service, Rural Housing Service, and Rural Business-Cooperative Service implementing the exclusion of certain populations from the definition of "Rural area" for every USDA Rural Development program. Individuals incarcerated on a long-term or regional basis and the first 1,500 individuals who reside in housing located on a military base are excluded from rural area population counts. This rule is effective June 29, 2022.
Source: Federal Register

Last Updated: 6/29/2022