(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.
Cherise Tieben the assistant city manager in Dodge City is convinced that raising the bar could help ease the housing crunch.
With rural development loans little or no down payment is required.