The agreement between the borrower and the lender, which contains the terms of the loan and the responsibilities of the borrower and the lender. Declaration of loss. Form RD 449-30, “Guaranteed Loan Report of Loss”, used by lenders to report a financial loss under an agency guarantee. On March 31, 2020, the Agency announced in the Federal Registry at 85 FR 17721, that from March 31, 2020 and through September 30, 2020, the USDA Business and Industry (B&I) Guaranteed Loan Program, the Rural Energy for America Program (REAP), the Community Facilities Guaranteed Loan Program and the Water and Waste Guaranteed Program can support lenders, who are experiencing temporary cash flow issues due to the COVID-19 pandemic. deferral of payments for a period not exceeding 180 days from the date of the initial payment. Pursuant to 7 CFR 4287.107 (RBCS), 7 CFR 3575.69 (RHS) and 7 CFR 1779.69 (RUS), the lender is responsible for the management of the entire loan and any service measures that a reasonably prudent lender would perform for the use of its own portfolio of unsecured credit. Assignment guarantee contract. Form RD 4279-6, “Assignment Guarantee Agreement”, is the agreement signed between the Agency, the lender and the holder, which contains the conditions for the assignment of a secured portion of a loan using the single note system. Recovery Improvement Act. The Debt Collection Improvement Act of 1996, 31 U.S.C 3701 et seq. Loans are also authorized and granted in accordance with the provisions of Section 1102 of the CARES Act. . .