USDA OneRD Guarantee Loan Initiative Listening Session

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August 19 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM


Time: 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM

USDA is conducting a series of virtual listening sessions to seek feedback on the OneRD Guarantee Loan Initiative Final Rule before it becomes effective in October.

Stakeholders will receive an overview of the policy and regulatory changes included in this regulation. Written comments must be submitted at

What is the OneRD Guarantee Loan Initiative?

USDA is removing unnecessary regulations to increase private investment in rural businesses and rural economic development projects and to improve customer service within four flagship loan guarantee programs. The Agency plans to implement a standard set of requirements, processes and forms for four Rural Development programs including the Water and Waste Disposal Guaranteed Loan ProgramCommunity Facilities Guaranteed Loan ProgramBusiness and Industry Loan Guarantee Program, and the Rural Energy for America Guaranteed Loan Program.