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The Housing Assistance Council (HAC) is a national nonprofit that supports affordable housing efforts throughout rural America. Since 1971, HAC has provided below-market financing for affordable housing and community development, technical assistance and training, research and information, and policy formulation to enable solutions for rural communities.

The Latest From the Housing Assistance Council

HAC News: July 7, 2022

TOP STORIES USDA requests temporary waiver for “Buy America,”…

HAC News: June 23, 2022

TOP STORIES House proposes increasing some rural housing funding. On…
Policy News from Congress

House HUD Appropriations Bill Proposes New Vouchers and New Manufactured Housing Program

The House’s draft FY23 appropriations bill for HUD would increase…

HAC News: July 7, 2022

TOP STORIES USDA requests temporary waiver for “Buy America,”…
Claudia Miranda and her mother, Martha Baltazar, in front of Martha’s home at Rosaleda Village in Wasco, Calif.

How HAC’s Training and Technical Assistance Supports Homebuyer Education

Homeownership isn’t just part of the American Dream—it is…
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Claudia Miranda and her mother, Martha Baltazar, in front of Martha’s home at Rosaleda Village in Wasco, Calif.

How HAC’s Training and Technical Assistance Supports Homebuyer Education

Homeownership isn’t just part of the American Dream—it is…

USDA Rural Development State Directors Named

This table identifies State Directors for U.S. Department of…

RURAL AMERICANS

Should have access to quality homes, neighborhoods, and opportunities like anyone in the United States.
many

RURAL COMMUNITIES

have been left behind because of global economics, disinvestment, exploitation, policy mismatches, or indifference. In 2021, rural Americans are more likely to:
live in poverty,
have lower life expectancy,
reside in a persistently poor region, 
live in substandard housing or inadequate housing
comprehensive and community-based

STRATEGIES and SOLUTIONS

are needed more than ever to advance equity and progress in
rural America
the

HOUSING ASSISTANCE COUNCIL

helps build homes and communities across rural America with 50 years of experience providing: