Accession Number : ADA324204

Title :   Rural Development: Financial Condition of the Rural Utilities Service's Loan Portfolio.

Corporate Author : GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE WASHINGTON DC RESOURCES COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEVE LOPMENT DIV

PDF Url : ADA324204

Report Date : APR 1997

Pagination or Media Count : 49

Abstract : To assist in the development of infrastructure in the nation's rural areas, the Rural Utilities Service (RUS) in the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) made or guaranteed about $10.4 billion in loans during fiscal years 1992 through 1996. GAO examined the (1) financial condition of the electricity, telecommunications, and water and waste disposal loan portfolios and (2) financial characteristics of borrowers having electricity and telecommunications loans.

Descriptors :   *PUBLIC UTILITIES, *FINANCE, *RURAL AREAS, UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT, WATER, ELECTRICITY, TELECOMMUNICATIONS, WASTE DISPOSAL, AGRICULTURE, FEDERAL BUDGETS, INFRASTRUCTURE.

Subject Categories : Economics and Cost Analysis
      Geography
      Electric Power Production and Distribution
      Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE