Providing Housing Information to Rural Communities
Rural Housing Resources
USDA. NAL. Rural Information Center.
Housing resource information for rural home buying, home repairs, and housing development.
Rural Housing Service
U.S. Department of Agriculture. Rural Development.
These Housing programs help individuals by providing loans and grants for housing related needs.
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.
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.
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."
Subprime and Predatory Lending in Rural America (PDF | 297 KB)
"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."
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."
National Coalition for Homeless Veterans
National Coalition for Homeless Veterans.