February 25, 2024

Redefining Rural Development Could Help Kansas Economy


(westernkansasnews.com) Garden City, KS–It can act as its own stimulus package.  Once Congress gets a budget resolution passed, lobbying efforts are underway to increase the number of communities that qualify for rural development loans.  Right now a population of 20,000 is the limit.

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Cherise Tieben the assistant city manager in Dodge City is convinced that raising the bar could help ease the housing crunch.

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With rural development loans little or no down payment is required. 

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