7 U.S. Code § 1992 - Loan limitations
No loan (other than one to a public body or nonprofit association (including Indian tribes on Federal and State reservations or other federally recognized Indian tribal groups) for community facilities or one of a type authorized by section 1926(a)(1) of this title prior to its amendment by the Rural Development Act of 1972) shall be made by the Secretary either for sale as an insured loan or otherwise under sections 1926(a)(1), 1932, or 1942(c) of this title unless the Secretary shall have determined that no other lender is willing to make such loan and assume 10 per centum of any loss sustained thereon. No contract guaranteeing any such loan by such other lender shall require the Secretary to guarantee more than 90 per centum of the principal and interest on such loan.
For statutory changes to section 1926(a)(1) of this title by the Rural Development Act of 1972, referred to in text, see 1972 Amendment note for section 104 of Pub. L. 92–419, set out under section 1926 of this title. For complete classification of Rural Development Act of 1972 to the Code, see Short Title of 1972 Amendment note set out under section 1921 of this title and Tables.
1996—Pub. L. 104–127 substituted “1926(a)(1), 1932, or 1942(c) of this title” for “1924(b), 1926(a)(1), 1932, 1942(b), or 1942(c) of this title”.
1975—Pub. L. 94–35 substituted “guaranteed more than 90 per centum of the principal and interest on such loan” for “participate in more than 90 per centum of any loss sustained thereon”.