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Nichol speaks out on housing.

nichol-4-brightPolly Nichol, Director of Housing Programs at the Vermont Housing & Conservation Board and President of the Board of Directors of the Housing Assistance Council, was a featured panelist at a June 25 forum of the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Housing Commission in Bar Harbour, Maine. Her testimony is available here. Hosted by former Senator George Mitchell, the forum is part of the blue-ribbon Commission’s effort to develop long-term strategies for the nation’s housing.

Read Polly’s complete testimony.

Annual Report 2018

About HAC

What is HAC?

The Housing Assistance Council (HAC) has been helping local organizations build affordable homes in rural America since 1971. HAC assists in the development of both single- and multi-family homes and promotes homeownership for working low-income rural families through a self-help, “sweat equity” construction method by emphasizing local solutions, empowerment of people in poverty, reduced dependence, and self-help strategies. HAC offers services to public, nonprofit, and private organizations throughout the rural United States and maintains a special focus on high-need groups and regions, such as: Indian country, the Mississippi Delta, farmworkers, the Southwest border colonias, and Appalachia.

HAC is a nonprofit corporation located in Washington, DC with regional offices in the southeast, midwest, and southwest.

HAC’s Mission

The mission of the Housing Assistance Council is to improve housing conditions for the rural poor, with an emphasis on the poorest of the poor in the most rural places.

2018 Annual Report

Annual Report 2018HAC is pleased to present the 2018 Annual Report, which looks back at our accomplishments and those of our partner organizations over the last year.

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