Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development

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Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development
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The Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development (USDA(RD)) is a high-ranking official in the United States Department of Agriculture and the principal advisor to the United States Secretary of Agriculture responsible for oversight of the Department's rural development programs and policies.

Overview

The Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development, as head of the Office of Rural Development, provides assistance to the Nation's rural communities. In particular, this assistance comes in three areas: business, utilities, and housing. The Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development oversees loans, grants, and technical assistance to rural residents, communities, and businesses.

Reporting officials

Officials reporting to Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development include:

External links

  • The website of USDA Rural Development
  • The Department of Agriculture's list of positions under the Under Secretary
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