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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

Our Work

A celebration of Black history and Black families

February is Black History Month. At HAC, we observe this important…
Our Work

HAC Awarded Nearly $1.3 Million in SHOP Funding

Last week, the US Department of Housing and Urban Development…
HAC News - 1/21/2021

HAC News: January 21, 2021

HAC News Formats. pdf January 21, 2021 Vol. 50, No. 2 TOP…

HAC News: June 10, 2021

June 10, 2021 Vol. 50, No. 12 TOP STORIES HAC honors the…

HAC and rural CDFIs receive “massive” $353 million investment

The US Treasury announced it is investing $1.25 billion of COVID-19…
Policy News from the Administration

Biden’s USDA Housing Budget Proposes Increases in Section 502 Mortgages and Rental Preservation

The Biden administration’s first full budget request, covering…

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: