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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: January 20, 2022

Vol. 52, No. 2 TOP STORIES Over $1.1 billion in pandemic…
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Calling for Housing Equity on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Our homes affect every facet of our lives, including our wealth,…

HAC News: January 6, 2022

Vol. 51, No. 1 TOP STORIES Congress faces funding deadline. Having…

HAC News: January 20, 2022

Vol. 52, No. 2 TOP STORIES Over $1.1 billion in pandemic…
The Castro Family's Self-Help Housing Story

Self-Help Homeownership: What it means to Families

We are proud of the families we’ve helped achieve the dream…
Policy News from the Administration

HAC’s Recommendations to the CFPB on HMDA Rule Assessment

HAC submitted comments in response to the Consumer Financial…

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: