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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: September 29, 2022

TOP STORIES Federal funding expected to continue The Senate…

HAC News: September 15, 2022

TOP STORIES Continuing resolution needed to keep government…

HAC News: September 1, 2022

TOP STORIES HUD announces thousands of new vouchers, some with…

HAC News: September 29, 2022

TOP STORIES Federal funding expected to continue The Senate…

Hurricane Ian Disaster Guide

Hurricane Ian hit Florida’s southwest coast as a Category 4…
HAC Training - Construction Oriented

AYUDA Proves Impact of Holistic Rural Housing Support

Almost every local housing nonprofit begins with a vision: meeting…
Policy News town

Rural Setaside Included in Major New HUD Homeless Funding Initiative – UPDATED 9/19/22

Webinar recording and slides posted A webinar titled Funding…


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


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


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


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