Community Facility

USDA Brings Public Protection and Community Space

Crawford’s Rural Fire Department Station was built in 1929 and had reached the end of its useful life by not meeting current energy, building, accessibility codes and standards. The basement had flooded thus mold was a concern. A shared wall to the west side of the station had a roof that collapsed pulling the shared wall away.

USDA Invests over $2.3 Million to Improve Rural Community Facilities and Essential Services in Virginia

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Justin Maxson today announced that USDA is investing $266 million to build and improve critical community facilities to benefit nearly 3 million rural residents in 16 states and Puerto Rico. This funding includes $156 million to support health-care-related improvements and emergency response services that will benefit nearly 1 million rural residents in nine states and Puerto Rico.