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HAC is Hiring a Portfolio Manager

The Portfolio Manager, Self-Help Housing, is responsible for the overall asset management, monitoring and reporting for an assigned portfolio of primarily self-help housing loans made to entities engaged in affordable housing activities in rural communities throughout the United States. This individual will work directly with local non-profits building affordable homes. He/she will provide ongoing monitoring, reporting, and compliance activities; communication with HUD; communication with borrowers; development of and delivering workshops and trainings; coordinating and leading regular peer-to-peer exchanges among self-help housing borrowers; and developing informational materials.

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HAC is Hiring a Research Associate

The Research Associate conducts original research, manages data, and disseminates information that informs local strategies and national policies to improve conditions for Rural Americans. The Housing Assistance Council’s Research team is widely recognized as a leading source of research, data, and information for community-based practitioners, public and private stakeholders, and policymakers working on housing issues that impact rural communities. A strong candidate will bring to the job analytic rigor and a deep desire to help rural people and places thrive, plus the willingness to grow as a thought leader in the field.

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HAC is Hiring a Training Coordinator

The Training Coordinator is a full-time position that will work collaboratively with and serve as the immediate backup to the Director of Training and Technical Assistance to support the successful management and delivery of HAC’s training activities as well as its biennial National Rural Housing Conference. The Training Coordinator will be responsible for organizing training and events related to HAC’s annual programs training calendar, with a focus on in-person events — including virtual engagements.

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HAC is Hiring a Housing Specialist- Native American Communities

The Housing Specialist – Native American Communities is responsible for providing direct technical assistance, coaching, and training to tribal communities, tribal housing departments, tribal housing authorities, and nonprofit organizations serving tribal communities. The Housing Specialist – Native American Communities contributes to all aspects of HAC’s mission through a combination of responsibilities and special projects involving place, people, and community-based strategies, with a primary focus on development and sustainability of capacity to improve the housing conditions for the rural poor.

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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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