Events

About The Conference

The biennial National Rural Housing Conference brings together stakeholders in the field of rural affordable housing from local nonprofits, federal agencies, Congress, state and local governments, and other industry leaders for two-and-a-half days of training, discussion, and networking.

Look back at the National Rural Housing Conference

Thanks to the amazing rural housing community, the virtual 2021 HAC National Rural Housing Conference was an enormous success! We were thrilled to be joined over 500 rural stakeholders across 3+ days of learning, collaborating, and connecting. But the Conference is just the start of our work together. Make sure to revisit the main stage events on HAC’s YouTube channel, and registrants can still access all the content through the HAC NRHC app.

Keynote Speakers Announced for HAC’s Virtual National Rural Housing Conference

The 2021 National Rural Housing Conference will include thought provoking Plenary Keynotes featuring national policymakers and other industry leaders! As we celebrate our 50th Anniversary, Keynotes will focus on and establishing a forward leaning agenda for the future of rural housing and community development. Rev. Dr. William J. Barber, II Secretary Macia L. Fudge, U.S. […]

Registration for Virtual National Rural Housing Conference Coming Soon

A Message from HAC’s President & CEO We’ve had a remarkable year here at the Housing Assistance Council and look forward to finishing the year in that same fashion with HAC’s National Rural Housing Conference, scheduled to take place virtually on November 30 – December 3, 2021. This year’s virtual format will allow us all […]

Fed Chair talks strong economy and rural poverty at HAC Conference

Federal Reserve Board of Governors chairman Jerome Powell addressed the HAC Rural Housing Conference on December 6, 2018. Chairman Powell discussed the strength of the economy while acknowledging that not everyone has enjoyed the benefits of the strong economy equally. “While the economy is strong overall, we recognize that some communities have yet to feel […]