Research and Information

Rural Research Briefs are a series of data and findings from the recently released decennial Census and American Community Survey (ACS), highlighting various social, economic, and housing characteristics of rural Americans.

RURAL RESEARCH BRIEF: Housing Insecurity During COVID-19

COVID-19 has disrupted nearly every aspect of life and culture…
Housing Change and Occupancy in Rural America

Housing Change and Occupancy in Rural America

A community’s housing stock is one of its most important…
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Rural Population Change and Growth

  Population change has been a factor in the vibrancy…
Age and Aging in Rural America

Age and Aging in Rural America

We live in a multi-generational world which increasingly…

Manufactured Housing in Rural America

  Manufactured homes are an often overlooked and…
Homeownership in Rural America Research Brief Cover
Ground Truth from Rural Practitioners Cover

Ground Truth from Rural Practitioners

Local and regional rural-serving organizations shape and…
Apartments in rural America

Tax Considerations for Rural Housing Preservation

A crisis is building for many federally supported rental properties,…
Housing Our Heroes Research Brief Cover