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A Leading Source for News and Information on Rural America and Affordable Housing

In this ever-changing world, it is important that the information channels available provide relevant and reliable information to those who need it most. HAC’s information products provide timely updates on rural news and inspirational stories about the work being done to build homes and communities throughout rural America.

Published every two weeks since 1972, the HAC News newsletter provides a concise summary of national news on rural and housing issues.

HAC News: March 17, 2023

TOP STORIES USDA budget requests growth in rural housing funding The…
HAC News: March 2, 2023

HAC News: March 2, 2023

TOP STORIES USDA RD produces Buy America guide USDA Rural Development…

HAC News: February 16, 2023

TOP STORIES Pandemic emergency declarations ending May 11 President…

Rural Voices is the magazine of the Housing Assistance Council. Each issue of Rural Voices focuses on a topic important to rural communities, with articles from experts, policymakers, and housing professionals from across the nation.

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Rural Voices: 50 Years of HAC

HAC is celebrating its 50th anniversary! That does not mean we…
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Rural Voices: COVID-19 leaves its mark on Rural America

Over the past a year and a half, the coronavirus pandemic has…

Rural Voices: Cultivating Citizen-led Design

Design for the public interest takes on many forms, from Main…