2010 Census Data Implementation – Eligible Rural Area Change for Kentucky USDA and Rural Housing Mortgage Loans RHS KY

– Eligible Rural  Area Change for Kentucky USDA and Rural Housing Mortgage Loans RHS KY

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On March 26, 2013, the President signed “H.R.933 – Consolidated and Further
Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013” which provided funding through September 30,
2013. The Bill also extended the eligible rural areas that were in effect as of September
30, 2012 until September 30, 2013 for Kentucky Rural Housing Service (RHS) housing programs.
Barring any Congressional action, implementation of the 2010 Census Data is on
schedule for October 1, 2013, which will modify the eligible rural areas for the Kentucky USDA Rural Development loan  RHS
housing programs.


The future eligibility maps can be viewed on the Kentucky USDA Eligibility
web site at: http://eligibility.sc.egov.usda.gov. Due to these changes, some of the areas
that were previously eligible for Kentucky USDA financing will no longer qualify for the

This change will significantly affect the processing and underwriting of USDA loans.
The national USDA office has advised that a complete loan guarantee request received by
the USDA office on or before September 30, 2013, will not be subject to the new rural
area designations that will take place on October 1, 2013. Applications received by close
of business on September 30, 2013 and processed on, or after, October 1, 2013, due to
state loan processing times will be subject to the newly designated rural areas if the
application is incomplete.

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We t will make every effort to get your Rural Development loan packages
submitted to the appropriate USDA office prior to the deadline. However, we urge you
to review the new data to determine what the impact is in your area. For those areas that
will not be eligible after October 1, you must get the complete loan packages in to
early so that the conditions can be cleared and the loans submitted to USDA
prior to the deadline



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