The icon will identify a property (property-- not borrower) that meets guidelines for the usda rural loan program. The program is property location specific and not all properties qualify. See attacehd pdf for one possible placement example.
The icon should readily express that the property has been pre-qualified as eligible for the program. It should be both be easily recognizable and convey the benefits of the program. Benefits to convey:
The Guaranteed Rural Housing program, (USDA Loan) offers a variety of benefits, such as
1. full purchase price plus closing costs up to 102% appraised value
2. It is insured by the US Government
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The program is known by a number of names: Section 502 loan, USDA Home Loan, GRH loan, RD Loan, Guaranteed Rural Housing Loan, rural loan
The icon should look official, strong and secure.