Federal Register Publications

The following are Rural Development notices, rules, and proposed rules that have published in the Federal Register within the last year. Click on a link to view the document as it was published. 

Business

Notice of Solicitation of Applications for Inviting Applications for the Rural Business Development Grant Program to Provide Technical Assistance for Rural Transporation Systems, published 3/27/2019.

Notice of Solicitation of Applications for Inviting Applications for the Rural Economic Development Loan and Grant Programs for Fiscal Year 2019, published 11/17/2018.

Guarantee Fee Rates for Guaranteed Loans for FIscal Year 2019; Maximum Portion of Guarantee Authority Available for Fiscal Year 2019; Annual Renewal Fee for Fiscal Year 2019, published 9/26/2018.

Inviting Applications for the Delta Health Care Services Grant Program, published 8/29/2018.

Guaranteed Loanmaking and Servicing Regulations; Corrections, published 7/2/2018.

Inviting Applications for the Rural Business Development Grant Program To Provide Technical Assistance for Rural Transportation Systems, published 6/27/2018.

 

Energy

Notice of Solicitation of Applications for the Biorefinery, Renewable Chemical, and Biobased Products Manufacturing Assistance Program, published on 4/23/2019.

Notice of Solicitation of Applications for the Rural Energy fo America Program for Fiscal Year 2019, published on 8/14/2018.

Notice of Solicitation of Applications for the Biorefinery, Renewable Chemical, and Biobased Products Manufacturing Assistance Program, published on 8/3/2018.

 

Community Development

Inviting Applications for the Socially-Disadvantaged Groups Grant, published 4/8/2019.

Inviting Applications for Rural Cooperative Development Grants, published 4/8/2019.

Rural Community Development Initiative (RCDI) for Fiscal Year 2019, published 3/27/2019.

 

Housing

Notice of Soliciation of Applications for Section 533 Housing Preservation Grants for Fiscal Year 2019, published 5/24/19.

Community Facilities Technical Assistance and Training Grant for Fiscal Year 2019, published on 4/1/2019.

Guarantee Rural Rental Housing Low Loan-to-Cost Ration, published 2/7/2019

Section 538 Guaranteed Rural Rental Housing Program Notice of Funds Availability Elimination, proposed rule, published 12/17/2018.

Notice of Solicitation of Applications for the Multifamily Preservation and Revitalization Demonstration Program Under Section 514, Section 515, and Section 516; Correction, published 9/28/2018

Single Family Housing Direct and Guaranteed Loan Programs, proposed rule, published 8/31/2018

Single Family Housing Guaranteed Loan Program, proposed rule, published 8/23/2018.

Establishment of Maximum Interest Rate, published 8/17/2018.

Rural Development Cooperative Agreement Program, published 08/17/2018

Notice to Implement a Guarantee Systems User Fee for Lender Use of the Single Family Housing Section 502 Guaranteed Loan Program Automated Systems, published 7/13/2018.

Notice of Solicitation of Applications for Section 514 Farm Labor Housing Loans and Section 516 Farm Labor Housing Grants for Off-Farm Housing for Fiscal Year 2018, published 6/27/2018.

Notice of Solicitation of Applications for the Section 533 Housing Preservation Grants for Fiscal Year 2018, published 6/25/2018.

Single Family Housing Guaranteed Loan Program, proposed rule, published 6/20/2018

 

Utilities

Annoucement of New Cushion of Credit Program Provisions, published 6/7/19.

Announcement of Loan Applications Procedures and Deadlines for the Rural Energy Savings Program (RESP); update, published 5/1/19.

Announcement of Application Deadlines and Requirements for Section 313A Guarantees for Bonds and Notes Issued for Utility Infrastructure Loans for Fiscal Year (FY) 2019, published 4/19/2019

7 CFR Part 1970 - Rural Development Environmental Regulation for Rural Infrastructure Projects, direct final rule, published 11/23/2018

7 CFR Part 1970 - Rural Development Environmental Regulation for Rural Infrastructure Projects, proposed rule, published 11/23/2018

Specifications and Drawings for underground Electric Distribution, final rule, published 11/6/2018.

Telecommunications Program: Notice of availability of a Finding of No Significant Impact, published 9/17/2018.

Announcement of Disaster Assistance Grant Application Deadlines and Funding Levels, published 9/12/2018.

Announcement Process for Rural Utilities Service Grant Programs, published 9/5/2018.

Publication of Depreciation Rates, published 8/31/2018.

Technical Assistance and Training Grant Program, published 8/9/2018.

Announcement of Loan Application Procedures, and Deadlines for the Rural Energy Savings Program (RESP), published 8/6/2018.

Guaranteed Loanmaking and Servicing Regulations; Corrections, published 07/02/2018

Announcement of Grant Application Deadlines and Funding Levels, published 6/20/2018.

Announcement of Grant and Loan Application Deadlines, published 6/20/2018.

 

Telecommunications

Broadband Pilot Program - ReConnect Program - Notice announcement of opening date for Rural e-Connectivity Pilot Program application windows, published 4/23/2019

Broadband Pilot Program - ReConnect Program - Notice; amendment to Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) and solicitation of applications and program updates, published 4/12/2019

Broadband Pilot Program - ReConnect Program - Establishment of application deadlines, and clarification, published 2/25/2019

Broadband Pilot Program - Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) and solicitation of applications, published 12/14/2018

Rural Broadband Access Loans and Loan Guarantees Program - NOSA, published 11/19/2018

Telecommunications Program: Notice of availability of a Finding of No Significant Impact - Notice of Availability of a Finding of No Significant Impact for a Programmatic Environmental Assessment of USDA Rural Utilities Service's Financial Support for Deployment of the Telecommunications Programs to Rural America, published 9/17/2018

Notice of Depreciation Rates for Telecommunications Plant, published 8/31/2018

Broadband e-Connectivity Pilot Program - Notice of inquiry and request for comments, published 7/27/2018

 

Electric

7 CFR Part 1787 -"Buy American" Requirement, final rule, published 11/27/2018

7 CFR Part 1728 - Specifications and Drawings for Underground Electric Distribution, final rule; request for comments, published 11/6/2018

 

Water and Environmental Programs

Cardinal-Hickory Creek 345-kV Transmission Line Project - Notice of public meetings, published 2/27/2019

7 CFR Part 1744 - Special Evaluation Assistance for Rural Communities and Household Program (SEARCH), correcting amendment, published 2/13/2019

Extension of Public Comment Period for Draft Environmental Impace Statement for Cardinal-Hickory Creek 345-kV Transmission Line Project, published 2/12/2019

Cardinal-Hickory Creek 345-kV Transmission Line Project - Notice of availability of a draft environmental impact statement; notice of public meetings; and section 106 notification to the public, published 12/7/2018

Technical Assistance and Training Grant Program - NOFA, published 8/9/2018

Announcement of Disaster Assistance Grant Application Deadlines and Funding Levels, published 6/20/2018

 

Innovation Center

OneRD Guaranteed Loan Platform, published 9/5/2018.

Rural Development Cooperative Agreement Program, published 8/17/2018.

 

Rural Development Wide

Privacy Act of 1974; Systems of Records, published 5/14/2019.

 

Information Collection Activity

Information Collection Activity, Comments Requested - RBS - 0570-0006, Rural Cooperative Developement Gratns, published 6/7/19.

Information Collection Activity; Comments Requested - RHS - 0575-0147, Real Estate Title Clearance and Loan Closing, published on 5/24/19.

Information Collection Activity; Comments Requested - RUS - 0572-0127, Broadband Grant Program, published on 5/20/19.

Information Collection Activity; Comments Requested - RUS - 0572-0151, Rural Energy Savings Program, published on 5/19/19.

Information Collection Activity; Comments Requested - RHS - 0575-0198, 7 CFR 3570 Commnity Facilities Technical Assistance and Training Grant Program, published on 5/19/19.

Notice of Request for Extension fo Currently Approved Information Collection - RUS - 0572-0149, Equipment contract (395) for Telecommunications and Braodband Programs, published 5/7/2019.

Information Collection Activity, Comment Request - RBS - 0570-0035, Rural Economic Development Loan and Grant Program, published on 5/2/2019.

Information Collection Activity; Comment Request - RUS - 0572-0122, Water and Waste Disposal Programs Guaranteed Loans, published 4/29/2019.

Notice of Request for Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection - RBS - 0575-0124, Debt Settlement-Community and Business Programs, published 4/23/2019.

Information Collection Activity; Commenr Request - RBS - 0570-0069, Guaranteed Loanmaking and Servicing Regulations, published on 4/23/2019.

Information Collection Activity; Comment Request - RUS - 0572-0099, Seismic Safety of New Building Construction, published on 4/18/2019.

Information Collection Activity; Comment Request - RUS - 0572-0031, Operating Reports for Telecommunication and Broadband Borrowers, published 4/18/2019.