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HAC’s full length research reports provide detailed information and analysis on a wide array of social, economic, and housing issues that impact affordable housing needs and provision in rural America.
Housing for Families and Unaccompanied Migrant Farmworkers
Print copy: $4.00
Through case studies, examines the need for and availability of housing suitable for migrant farmworkers traveling with families or unaccompanied.
1997, 56 pages, ISBN 1-58064-005-2
Rural Housing and Welfare Reform: HAC’s 1997 Report on the State of the Nation’s Rural Housing
Cost for print copy: $6.00
Analyzes data on income, demographics, and housing conditions for all rural residents and for those receiving welfare before welfare reform took effect.
1997, 72 pages, ISBN 1-58064-060-5
Self-Help Housing Development Process in Rural Areas
Print copy: $3.00
Describes the mutual self-help process from start to finish. Best practices illustrate land acquisition issues, management of self-help building groups and ways to secure affordable permanent financing.
1997, 54 pages, ISBN 1-58064-026-5
Describes some partnerships between tribes and lenders to produce privately funded housing on trust lands.
1996, 19 pages, ISBN 1-58064-017-6
Examines use of communal ownership of land for the development or preservation of housing for low- and very low-income households. Describes the conceptual, legal, and financial structures of a community land trust (CLT), explores the application of the CLT model to rural low-income housing development, and offers case studies of several developed and planned rural housing CLTs.
1993, 34 pages, ISBN 1-58064-058-3
Documents some successful approaches to improving housing and infrastructure in the Delta.
2000, 44 pages, ISBN 1-58064-101-6