Potential USDA Rural Development Assistance for Septic System Upgrades

The United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development Service offers low-interest loans and grants to qualifying residents of rural communities, like Essex.  
The Rural Development Housing & Community Facilities Program may offer a low-cost financing option for Essex residents required to upgrade septic systems.  Interested residents should inquire directly to the program manager to understand if they are eligible. Please contact Mr. Steven Bonavita, Area Specialist, at (508) 829-4477 or steven.bonavita@ma.usda.gov for more information. Please cllick here for a program description.