Rural Housing

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Providing Housing Information to Rural Communities



Spotlights

yellow two-story home: Copyright iStock Photo Rural Housing Resources

USDA. NAL. Rural Information Center.

Housing resource information for rural home buying, home repairs, and housing development.


Rural house with mother and child Rural Housing Service

U.S. Department of Agriculture. Rural Development.

These Housing programs help individuals by providing loans and grants for housing related needs.


A brown house State Housing Finance Agencies

National Council of State Housing Agencies.

A listing of State Housing Agencies that provides information on the programs offered through state offices.


Homes in the foreground of a mountain scene Housing and Urban Development Programs

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Find information on FHA and other assistance programs that are available to assist in purchasing or repairing a home.


Senior citizens sitting in their front porch Housing Assistance Council

Housing Assistance Council.

"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."


Home in need of repairs Subprime and Predatory Lending in Rural America (PDF | 297 KB)

Carsey Institute.

"Mortgage lending practices that can trap low-income rural people."


National Rural Housing Coalition

National Rural Housing Coalition.


Council for Affordable and Rural Housing

Council for Affordable and Rural Housing.


Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity International.

A nonprofit, housing organization that "builds and rehabilitates simple, decent houses with the help of the homeowner (partner) families. Habitat houses are sold to partner families at no profit and financed with affordable loans."


Housing Topics

DOC. U.S. Census Bureau.


Economic and Housing Data

National Association of Home Builders.


USDA's Self-Help Loan Program Provides Unique Opportunities for Home Ownership (PDF | 3.21 KB)

USDA. Economic Research Service.

Rural America, No. 153, September 2000, Volume 15, Issue 3


Rural Homelessness: General Awareness and Educational Issues

National Center for Homeless Education.

"Provides research, resources, and information enabling communities to address the educational needs of children experiencing homelessness."


Homeless Assistance

United States Department of Housing and Urban Development.


National Coalition for Homeless Veterans

National Coalition for Homeless Veterans.