Congress has provided $2.2 billion in financial assistance to farmers, ranchers and forest landowners who experienced discrimination in USDA’s farm lending program prior to January 1, 2021. Wealth Watchers Inc., through C.R.O.P. is providing support and education to those who have been impacted. The nonprofit will host town hall meetings and provide guidance through the free application process.
Experienced discrimination, prior to January 1, 2021, by the USDA in its farm lending programs, which are currently administered by the Farm Service Agency
Are currently debtors with assigned/assumed USDA farm lending debt that was the subject of USDA discrimination that occurred prior to January 1, 2021.
Resulting from offsets, garnishments or deficiency judgments.
If used as collateral for a loan.
Because of discrimination by USDA in USDA lending programs.
These are examples of losses that may have occurred due to discrimination by USDA in USDA farm lending programs. This list is not comprehensive, nor does it limit a potential applicant’s ability to apply.