7 CFR 1948.56 - Program purposes.

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§ 1948.56 Program purposes.
(a) FmHA or its successor agency under Public Law 103-354 will make grants for assistance to approved designated areas in accordance with criteria contained in this subpart by providing assistance to fill gaps in growth management and housing planning, and to provide supplementary support for acquisition and development of sites for housing and public facilities and services by States, local governments, and councils of local government.
(b) Efforts will be made to provide comprehensive assistance to approved designated areas through the coordination power of the Secretary of Agriculture by utilizing existing plans, State and local programs, and other Federal programs to the maximum extent possible. Particular attention will be given to the utilization of existing FmHA or its successor agency under Public Law 103-354 authorities under other FmHA or its successor agency under Public Law 103-354 programs in conjunction with this subpart for providing assistance to approved designated areas in accordance with the Governor's approved State Investment Strategy for Energy Impacted Areas.
(c) Where existing plans are unsuitable or nonexistent, and other assistance programs are inadequate or unavailable on a timely basis, FmHA or its successor agency under Public Law 103-354 will provide assistance under this subpart to States, councils of local governments, and local governments for the modification, updating, and/or development of growth management and/or housing plans to deal with problems resulting from coal or uranium development within approved designated areas according to the criteria contained in this subpart.
(d) Where needed, FmHA or its successor agency under Public Law 103-354 will provide assistance for the development of sites and/or the acquisition of sites for housing and public facilities and services within approved designated areas according to the criteria contained in this subpart. Such assistance for site development and acquisition will be made in accordance with FmHA or its successor agency under Public Law 103-354 approved plans and State Investment Strategies for Energy Impacted Areas in accordance with the criteria contained in the subpart.
(e) At the request of the Governor of the appropriate State, FmHA or its successor agency under Public Law 103-354 will take action to acquire real property directly for sites for housing and/or public facilities and services in accordance with procedures set forth in this subpart.
(f) At the request of the Governor of the appropriate State, where neither the State nor local government has power to do so for this purpose, FmHA or its successor agency under Public Law 103-354 may take action through condemnation to acquire real property for sites necessary for housing, public facilities, or services.

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  • 2014-09-18; vol. 79 # 181 - Thursday, September 18, 2014
    1. 79 FR 55965 - Eliminate the 6-Day Reservation Period Requirement for Rural Development Obligations
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      DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, Rural Utilities Service, Rural Housing Service, Farm Service Agency, Rural Business-Cooperative Services
      Direct final rule.
      This rule will become effective January 16, 2015 without further action, unless the Agency receives written adverse comments on or before November 17, 2014. If the Agency receives adverse comments, the Agency will publish a timely document in the Federal Register withdrawing the amendment. Any adverse comments received will be considered under the proposed rule published in this edition of the Federal Register in the proposed rule section. A second public comment period will not be held. Written comments must be received by the Agency or carry a postmark no later than November 17, 2014.
      7 CFR Parts 1940, 1942, 1944, 1948, and 1980

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Title 7 published on 2014-01-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 7 CFR 1948 after this date.

  • 2014-09-18; vol. 79 # 181 - Thursday, September 18, 2014
    1. 79 FR 55965 - Eliminate the 6-Day Reservation Period Requirement for Rural Development Obligations
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, Rural Utilities Service, Rural Housing Service, Farm Service Agency, Rural Business-Cooperative Services
      Direct final rule.
      This rule will become effective January 16, 2015 without further action, unless the Agency receives written adverse comments on or before November 17, 2014. If the Agency receives adverse comments, the Agency will publish a timely document in the Federal Register withdrawing the amendment. Any adverse comments received will be considered under the proposed rule published in this edition of the Federal Register in the proposed rule section. A second public comment period will not be held. Written comments must be received by the Agency or carry a postmark no later than November 17, 2014.
      7 CFR Parts 1940, 1942, 1944, 1948, and 1980