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Rural Utilities Service: Opportunities to Better Target Assistance To Rural Area

January 01, 2004

The report from the Government Accountability Office found that while the Rural Electrification Act authorizes Rural Utlities Services (RUS) lending only in rural areas, borrowers that receive RUS loans and loan guarantees serve not only rural areas but also highly populated metropolitan areas.