About HAC

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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.

HAC’s Mission

The mission of the Housing Assistance Council is to improve housing conditions for the rural poor, with an emphasis on the poorest of the poor in the most rural places.

30 Years of Supporting Affordable Housing in Rural Communities

Housing Assistance Council Loan Funds 1971-2001: 30 Years of Supporting Affordable Housing in Rural CommunitiesDescribes the results of HAC’s lending over its 30-year history.2001, 24 pages, ISBN 1-58064-112-1