Geographer John Cromartie of the USDA Economic Research Service looks at the factors that go into population change at the county level. Rural areas aren’t losing population. A comparison of maps.
· Home buyers in Riverside County, California planning to use the popular USDA Rural home loan program are shocked to learn about the upcoming boundary changes that will cause many current USDA eligible rural areas to no longer qualify beginning October 1, 2013.. A list of cities and communities no longer eligible for USDA financing in California can be found here.
To use the map, enter the address of the proposed site in the "Find Address or Place" box located on the right side of the screen. By pressing enter, the map will zoom to the location specified, where a location colored purple indicates a non-rural area and a location unshaded, meaning not colored purple, indicates it is rural.
Several Counties have been under review to determine if they still qualify for designation as a rural county under Rural Development’s housing programs.
Using the usda property eligibility Map to Determine Eligible Areas for Rural Home Financing If you happen to be looking to buy a residential property in a non-metropolitan area, you may want to consult the USDA loan map to determine if the area falls with in the boundaries of an USDA’s eligible rural zone.
You must purchase a property in a rural area as defined by the USDA. Based on U.S. census information from more than 15 years ago. So, many solidly suburban areas are still eligible. USDA publishes.
<p>Covering northwest Georgia counties, the United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development office in Cartersville, located in Suite A, provides low-rate loans and grants to communities that provide fresh water, sewer and electrical systems. The agency works with community leaders at their request and partners with businesses, including banks, mortgage brokers and other lenders.