American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA)

 

 Rural community facilities program

A, Title I, Rural Housing Services, Rural Community Facilities Program Account

$130 million is set aside in the bill for the cost of direct loans and grants for essential rural community facilities programs, including hospitals, health clinics, health and safety vehicles and equipment, public buildings and child and elder care facilities, as authorized by section 306 and described in section 381E(d)(1) of the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act.