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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.

The Latest From the Housing Assistance Council

Hac News: March 4, 2009

Access a pdf version of this HAC News. • FY 2009 spending bill…

Hac News: February 18, 2009

Access a pdf version of this HAC News. • Final economic stimulus…

Hac News: February 4, 2009

Access a pdf version of this HAC News. • House approves economic…

HAC News: July 22, 2021

Vol. 50, No. 15 TOP STORIES FY22 housing funding to be considered…
Policy News from the Administration

HAC Recommends FHFA and the GSEs Prioritize Addressing Inequity

HAC submitted comments in response to the Federal Housing Finance…

RURAL AMERICANS

Should have access to quality homes, neighborhoods, and opportunities like anyone in the United States.
many

RURAL COMMUNITIES

have been left behind because of global economics, disinvestment, exploitation, policy mismatches, or indifference. In 2021, rural Americans are more likely to:
live in poverty,
have lower life expectancy,
reside in a persistently poor region, 
live in substandard housing or inadequate housing
comprehensive and community-based

STRATEGIES and SOLUTIONS

are needed more than ever to advance equity and progress in
rural America
the

HOUSING ASSISTANCE COUNCIL

helps build homes and communities across rural America with 50 years of experience providing: