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Ernie Wetherbee Becomes First Director of RD’s Multifamily Housing Field Operation Division

Rural Development (RD) at USDA announced that, effective August 17, 2020, Ernie Wetherbee will become the first Director of RD’s Multifamily Housing’s new Field Operations Division. Wetherbee has extensive leadership experience at RD, including 11 years implementing Rural Housing programs in the field, which makes him uniquely qualified to take on this new position.

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Alaska Notice of SFY 2021 Goal Rural Demonstration Round Preliminary Application

In September 2020, Alaska Housing Finance Corporation (AHFC) will announce a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for a Rural Demonstration round under its Greater Opportunity for Affordable Living (GOAL) program. Under this NOFA, AHFC will make grants, zero-interest loans and LIHTCs available for competitive allocation to successful pre-application respondents to construct new rental housing in small communities off the Alaska road system.

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