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Farmers Home Administration use of grant funds for water and waste disposal systems

United States. General Accounting Office

Farmers Home Administration use of grant funds for water and waste disposal systems

report of the Comptroller General of the United States

by United States. General Accounting Office

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Published by General Accounting Office in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Farmers Home Administration -- Appropriations and expenditures,
  • Federal aid to water quality management -- United States

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    Pagination45 p. ;
    Number of Pages45
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17969056M

    County Services Impacted by COVID View comprehensive list of meetings and departments affected by COVID Pay Property Taxes Look up and pay your property taxes online Social Services Find a range of public services and opportunities that enhance the quality of life. Vital Services Request birth, death records, or marriage licenses Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Schedule your drop-off. The Farmers Home Administration (FmHA) is a rural credit agency of the USDA that provides a rural rental assistance program and makes loans and grants in rural areas for operating loans, community facilities, including water and waste disposal, and offers . The RDA is required to administer Farmers Home Administration (FmHA) Community and Business Programs and such other USDA rural development programs as the Secretary deems necessary. These programs include business and industry, water and waste disposal systems, and the community facility programs. FmHA will retain authority over.


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Farmers Home Administration use of grant funds for water and waste disposal systems by United States. General Accounting Office Download PDF EPUB FB2

Farmers Home Administration Use Of Grant Funds For Water And Waste Disposal Systems GAO was asked why the Farmers Home Administration has not always provided the maximum funds allowed by law or its own regulations in providing grants for water and waste disposal systems in rural areas.

An analysis, performed in cooperation with the National Demonstration Water Project, sought to determine whether the Farmers Home Administration was making grants for rural water and waste disposal projects at the maximum amounts permitted by its regulations and authorized by Project analysis revealed that projects (66 percent) of projects included in the analysis, did.

Farmers Home Administration use of grant funds for water and waste disposal systems. [Washington]: U.S. General Accounting Office, (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: United States.

General Accounting Office. OCLC Number: Notes. Farmers Home Administration use of grant funds for water and waste disposal systems. [Washington]: U.S. General Accounting Office, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: United States.

General Accounting Office. OCLC Number: Notes: Cover title. "CED" Publication date stamped on cover. The Water and Waste Disposal Loan and Grant Program provides funding for water and waste disposal systems in eligible rural areas.

Funds may be used to finance the acquisition, construction, or improvement of: Drinking water sourcing, treatment, storage, and distribution Sewer collection, transmission, treatment, and disposal. This program provides funding for clean and reliable drinking water systems, sanitary sewage disposal, sanitary solid waste disposal, and storm water drainage to households and businesses in eligible rural areas.

If funds are available, a grant may be combined with. RDA's Water and Waste Disposal (WWD) Division administers both loan and grant programs to assist rural communities with populations of 10, or fewer in solving water and waste disposal problems. In general, RDA offers loans as the primary means of funding water and waste disposal system proposals.

The FMPP was created through a recent amendment of the Farmer-to-Consumer Direct Marketing Act of The grants, authorized by the FMPP, are targeted to help improve and expand domestic farmers markets, roadside stands, community-supported agriculture programs and other direct producer-to-consumer market opportunities.

Organic Cost Share Program. Farm Loans. Farm Loans offer access to funding for a wide range of farmer needs, from securing land to financing the purchase of equipment.

Targeted funds are set aside for groups that have been historically underserved, while there are specific loans available for youth agricultural projects and Native American Tribes. Browse all the available farm loans below to get connected with financing.

To apply for Water & Environmental Grant and Loan funding, visit RD Apply, our newly developed, online application system. Through Rural Utilities Service Water and Environmental Programs (WEP), rural communities obtain the technical assistance and financing necessary to develop drinking water and waste disposal systems.

Grant funds may be used to connect service lines to a residence, pay utility hook-up fees, install plumbing and related fixtures, e.g., bathroom sink, bathtub or shower, commode, kitchen sink, water heater, outside spigot, or bathroom.

What is an eligible area. These grants are only available in Arizona, California, New Mexico and Texas. DESCRIPTIONS OF PROGRAMS AFFECTED BY PRESIDENTIAL DIRECTIVE A.

Department of Agriculture -- Farmers Home Administration Water and Waste Disposal Systems for Rural Communities Authorizing Legislation: Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act, Section ; P.L. Funding: ; 7 U.S.c. Loans -- $ million () Grants - $ million ( Farmers Disposal is a small locally owned and operated company started by Allegan County residents of over 35 years.

Because we are locally owned and operated, our rates are the lowest of every disposal company in the area. We will save you money on trash bill. Our rate of $13 per month is not an introductory rate. The program described by this proposed rule is listed in the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Programs under numbers (1) —Water and Waste Disposal System for Rural Communities, (2) —Technical Assistance and Training Grants, (3) —Solid Waste Management Grants (4) —Emergency Community Assistance Grants, and.

Puerto Rico State Office. Josue E. Rivera, State Director EDIF Plaza Suite Ave. Munoz Rivera San Juan, PR Phone: () Notwithstanding any other provision of law, Federal assistance made available by the Farmers Home Administration to any political subdivision of a State may be used to provide the non-Federal share of the cost of any construction project carried out under section of this title.

(Pub. –4, title II, §(f), Feb. 4,Stat. Grants cannot duplicate funding available from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the U.S. Small Business Administration, or the U. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). Utilities can use these grants to buy, construct, or fix public facilities such as water and sewer systems.

They can also match FEMA grants. SEC. PRIORITY FOR CERTAIN WATER FACILITY AND WASTE DISPOSAL LOANS AND GRANTS.—Section (a) of the Consolidated Farmers Home Administration Act of is amended by adding at the end thereof the following: "(12) In the making of loans and grants for community waste dis­ posal and water facilities under paragraphs (1) and (2) of this.

Department of Agriculture - Farmers Jtome Administration Water and Waste Disposal Systems for Rural Communities Option 1. Water. Meters; Water Meters can provide an Incentive to conserve water by making the user more aware of the relationship between cost and" usage level.

RUS administers the water and waste programs of the former Farmers Home Administration (FmHA) that provide funding to water and sewer projects for rural communities. BACKGROUND RUS is authorized to provide direct loans, guaranteed loans, and grant assistance to public entities for water and waste disposal facilities in rural.

the Farmers Home Administration to support affordable housing and community development in rural areas. RHS both provides direct loans (made and serviced by USDA staff) and also guarantees loans for mortgages extended and serviced by others. The RHS National Office is located in Washington, D.C., and is responsible for setting.

§ Water and waste facility loans and grants (a) In general (1) The Secretary is also authorized to make or insure loans to associations, including corporations not operated for profit, Indian tribes on Federal and State reservations and other federally recognized Indian tribes, and public and quasi-public agencies to provide for the application or establishment of soil conservation.

f Farmers Home Administration (FHA) The Farmers Home Administration (FHA) is authorized to provide financial assistance for water and waste disposal facilities in rural areas and towns of up to 10, people.

Loans and Grants Water and Waste Disposal Loans and Grants. farmers home administration - cost sharing requirements: the administrator of the farmers home administration (fmha) has asked whether a cost sharing or matching fund requirement exists under the fmha water and waste disposal (wwd) development grant program.

Wastewater Interceptor Grant Fund The purpose of this grant program is to provide funds for wastewater interceptor projects in order to extend sewerage to areas which should no longer be served solely by septic systems.

This program is administered by the Office of Water Resources of the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management. This report iscusses Farmers Home Administration'ss water and waste disposal program and suggests ways to improve the administration of the pogram.

We made this review to determine Farmers Home Administra-tion's effectiveness in administering the program to finance the constructior or improvement of water and waste disposal systems in rural areas.

Farmers Home Administration has authority to make loans to public bodies and not-for-profit corporations in rural areas to construct or improve needed community facilities. Projects such as water and sewer systems, fire and rescue vehicles, fire stations, hospital improvements and other essential community facilities are eligible loan purposes.

The Rural Water and Waste Disposal Account, administered by RUS, supports construction and improvements to rural community water systems unable to get reasonable credit in the private market.

Funding for the loan program is allocated to state rural development offices by formula where state directors set priorities particular to their state’s.

As the grant recipients, private non-profit organizations will receive HWWS grants to establish lending programs that will provide water well loans to individuals.

The individuals, as loan recipients, may use the loans to construct, refurbish, and service their household well systems.

A loan may not exceed $11, and will have a term up. Service, Water and Waste Disposal Program Municipal water supply and waste disposal Loans and grants to eligible entities 0%/% for loans Up to 75%/25% for grants Grants (FY): $, total Grants: $ million Grants: $ million Direct loans: $million Direct loans: $ billion loan authority; $ million subsidy Direct loans.

The purpose of the Water and Waste Disposal Direct and Guaranteed Loans and Grants is to develop water and waste disposal systems in rural areas and towns with a population not in excess of 10, The funds are available to public bodies, non-profit corporations and Indian tribes.

State demonstration programs for cleanup of abandoned mines for use as waste disposal sites; authorization of appropriations. Availability of Farmers Home Administration funds for non-Federal share. Federal share. Plans, specifications, estimates, and payments.

Limitations and conditions. Allotment of grant funds. provided construction funds under four additional departments, among which is the Farmers Home Administration Act (Department of Agriculture). This act authorizes grants to nonprofit public agencies and corporations for constructing water supply and waste collection, treatment, and disposal systems.

EPA at Commemorative Items. Check out the entire line of clothing, mugs, water bottles, and more. Learn more at the 50th anniversary store Exit. Grant jResources for Solid Waste Activities in Indian Country Water and Waste Disposal Systems for Rural Communities Federal Agency: USDA, RUS Purpose: To provide basic, human amenities, alleviate health hazards, and promote the orderly growth of the rural areas of the nation by meeting the need for new and improved rural water and waste.

GRANT LOAN CONTACTS f Program Water and Waste Disposal ^\ Systems for Rural Communities, Catalogue Syste _ of Federal Domestic Assistance, DC OMB, Washington, Mr.

Larry Bowman and Ms. Donna Roderick Loan Specialists Water and Waste Disposal Division U.S. Department of Agriculture Farmers Home Administration Washington, DC under the II ater Bank /Vet or funds to States for forestry and tree. planting assistance would be ranted after Decem No new contracts would be.

let under the Great PI ins conservation Water and al and planning rants under sec-tion (a) and (2) and (6) of the Consolidated F rmers Horne Ad. Waste Treatment and Disposal Water, Sewer Systems Federal Grants Showing results of 4 for Waste Treatment and Disposal Water, Sewer Systems federal grants, government grants and loans.

For detailed information on a Waste Treatment and Disposal Water, Sewer Systems federal grant including eligibility requirements or financial assistance, click the title. inhabitants for water and waste disposal projects. Available funding for the SEARCH Grant consists of up to percent of the eligible costs of the preliminary engineering report not exceed $30, Eligible grant purposes The grant recipient must use the grant funds for feasibility studies, design assistance, and technical assistance.

The various programs can provide assistance to qualified farmers, ranchers, livestock producers, rural residents, residents of small communities, public and private water districts and agencies, political subdivisions, nonprofit organizations, small and medium- scale commercial tree producers, aquaculturists, Indians, and some drought-impacted.

To amend the Consolidated Farmers Home Administration Act of to ^^- ^^'^^^ authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to make or insure loans to public and quasi-public agencies and corporations not operated for profit with respect to water supply, water systems, and waste disposal systems .management of wastewater disposal systems funded by the Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Farmers Home Administration.

AGENCY COMMENTS Matters in this report were discussed with Agency officials who agreed with most of the conclusions and recommendations. These officialsl said that the report was tech-nically haccurate. The Farmers Home Administration has put up $ billion in loans and $ million in grants to help build them.

All but a few hundred of the systems have .