Housing

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Affordable Housing Advances Rural Wellbeing

Housing-related resources from our partners that are helpful for rural people and places.

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Navigating Outmigration

Neighborworks

Population shifts are stressing a market that already has a limited — or non-existent — supply of affordable homes, and despite being in the "post-pandemic" era, the changes in rural communities seem to be sticking.

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Taking Stock

Housing Assistance Council

First published in 1984, Taking Stock is HAC's decennial research publication. The 2023 edition of Taking Stock continues this legacy of presenting social, economic, and housing trends for rural places and people.

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Raising the Roof: Solutions for Rural Homelessness

Rural LISC

Apr. 19th, 2023, 1PM

Everyone deserves a place to call home, yet homelessness is on the rise in many communities across America. In this webinar, experts from the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness share approaches for addressing rural homelessness, and a practitioner shares their work to prevent and end homelessness in rural West Virginia.

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Mapping a New Terrain: Executive Summary

Executive Summary document for Mapping a New Terrain: A Call to Action. Get quick takeaways and recommendations for action on equitable outdoor recreation development.

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Mapping a New Terrain: Call to Action

As new rural outdoor recreation economies take root, we can meet this moment by improving how we do outdoor recreation development to better support rural families, businesses, and workers, create more sustainable and equitable economic systems, and improve local health and wellbeing.

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The Rural Data Portal

The Rural Data Portal is a simple, easy-to-use online resource that provides essential information on the social, economic, and housing characteristics of communities in the United States.

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Housing Justice Narrative Toolkit

The PolicyLink Housing Justice Narrative Initiative’s toolkit offers a scaffolding for us to stay centered in the future we are...

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What is the Community Prosperity Approach?

An equitable community prosperity approach seeks to improve health and economic outcomes for rural communities, not simply to preserve their current status.

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Through Natural Disaster to Prosperity: A Call to Action — Executive Summary

Executive Summary document for Through Natural Disaster to Prosperity: A Call to Action. Get quick takeaways and recommendations for action.

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Through Natural Disaster to Prosperity: A Call to Action

Need actionable steps in your equitable disaster preparedness or recovery work? This report highlights best practices from the field.

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National association of counties HOUSING SOLUTIONS MATCHMAKER TOOL

The housing policy matchmaker aspires to be a resource for local officials, providing information that assists in understanding the elements...