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Below find NRHC publications and selected news releases.

Feb, 2019

Shutdown Impacts Rural Housing

Shutdown Impacts Rural Housing

Click to enlarge As the budget stalemate in Washington drags on the consequences and impacts are becoming clearer and increasingly disturbing. Without any justification, the Administration has closed 25 percent of the federal government and among the casualties are agencies ...
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Oct, 2018

Congress Deals Rural Housing Organizations a Mixed Hand

Congress Deals Rural Housing Organizations a Mixed Hand

Press Release: Congress holds on passing rural housing funding, despite strong indications for the need and history of strong bipartisan support ...
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Sep, 2017

Journal of Affordable Housing and Community Development - Rural Housing in Modern America

Journal of Affordable Housing and Community Development – Rural Housing in Modern America

A report by Audrey Johnston for the Journal of Affordable Housing and Community Development ...
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Nov, 2015

Mutual Self-Help Housing Program Briefing and Reception

Mutual Self-Help Housing Program Briefing and Reception

On Tuesday, November 17, 2015, the National Rural Housing Coalition (NRHC) along with the National Rural Self-Help Housing Association (NRSHHA) hosted a Briefing in celebration of the 50th Anniversary and the 50,000th family served through the mutual self-help housing program ...
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Nov, 2015

Fifty Years of Self-Help Housing

Report: Reflecting on 50 Years of Success

Throughout rural America communities confront the lack of safe and affordable housing. Rural communities have less access to affordable credit options and lower incomes, which in turn leads to increased instances of persistent poverty. Additionally, many rural communities face substandard ...
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Dec, 2014

Opening Doors to Rural Homeownership (2014)

Opening Doors to Rural Homeownership (2014)

This report analyzes the impact of the Section 502 Direct Loan program and the Section 523 Mutual Self-Help Housing program.By examining the successful track records of these programs, and by adopting practical measures to expand and improve their performance, our ...
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Dec, 2014

Impact Report - The Economic and Human Impact of Nonprofit Organizations in Rural America

Impact Report – The Economic and Human Impact of Nonprofit Organizations in Rural America

In the fall of 2014, the National Rural Housing Coalition (NRHC) surveyed 107 nonprofit, rural housing organizations—serving low-income families in rural communities throughout all 50 states, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands—on their activity in their last completed fiscal ...
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Nov, 2014

2014 Impact Report and Success Stories

2014 Impact Report and Success Stories

Survey research and case studies ...
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Jun, 2014

Rural America's Rental Housing Crisis

Rural America’s Rental Housing Crisis

The purpose of this report is to analyze federal strategies to preserve affordable, rural rental housing. In addition, this report identifies workable policy solutions to help Congress and the Administration use its limited resources to most effectively serve low-income, rural ...
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Mar, 2013

2013 NRHC Impact Survey Report

2013 NRHC Impact Survey Report

NRHC’s Impact Survey shows that in 2012, nonprofit rural housing organizations helped lowincome rural families secure over $890 million in financing to build or purchase 8,392 units of housing, and helped 32,819 rural families gain access to clean and affordable ...
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Dec, 2012

Opening Doors to Rural Homeownership (2012)

Opening Doors to Rural Homeownership (2012)

The purpose of this report is to document successful federal strategies for providing affordable housing to low-income rural families ...
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Sep, 2009

NRHC Members in Action - 2009

NRHC Members in Action – 2009

“Serving America’s Rural Housing & Community Development Needs: National Rural Housing Coalition Members in Action” contains a collection of project descriptions and success stories submitted by 24 NRHC member organizations in 16 states ...
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Sep, 2008

NRHC Members in Action - 2008

NRHC Members in Action – 2008

Serving America’s Rural Housing & Community Development Needs: National Rural Housing Coalition Members in Action” contains a collection of project descriptions and success stories ...
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Jul, 2007

Joe Myer Testifies on National Housing Trust proposal

Joe Myer Testifies on National Housing Trust proposal

Chairman Frank, Ranking Member Baucus, Congressman Michael Castle from my home state of Delaware, and Members of the Committee, my name is Joe Myer and I am the Executive Director of NCALL, Research, Inc. and a current board member of ...
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May, 2007

Peter Carey Testifies on the FY 2008 USDA Budget

Peter Carey Testifies on the FY 2008 USDA Budget

Madame Chairwoman my name is Peter Carey, I am the Executive Director of Self Help Enterprises and I am also past president and current board member of the National Rural Housing Coalition. The lead federal agency for providing assistance to ...
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Sep, 2006

NRHC Members in Action - 2006

NRHC Members in Action – 2006

The report is a collection of project descriptions and success stories submitted by 28 NRHC member organizations in 19 states. Each page offers a glimpse into the work being performed by an organization dedicated to addressing the housing and community ...
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Dec, 2003

Letter: Congressional Rural Housing Caucus Forms

Letter: Congressional Rural Housing Caucus Forms

Dear Chairman, As required by the rules of the House, we are writing to officially inform you of our intention to form the Congressional Rural Housing Caucus, and to request the registration of the Caucus as a Congressional Member Organization ...
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Dec, 2003

Opening Doors to Rural Homeownership (2003)

Opening Doors to Rural Homeownership (2003)

Outcomes from the National Rural Housing Coalition Rural Homeownership Symposium ...
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Jun, 2001

Recommendations to the Millennial Housing Commission

Recommendations to the Millennial Housing Commission

The National Rural Housing Coalition (NRHC) is a national membership organization that advocates for better housing and community development programs and policies for rural areas. NRHC is pleased to provide the Millennial Housing Commission with the following recommendations on rural ...
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Dec, 2000

Opening Doors to Rural Homeownership (2000)

Opening Doors to Rural Homeownership (2000)

Outcomes from the National Rural Housing Coalition Rural Homeownership Symposium in 2000 ...
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Jan, 1996

1996 NRHC Board and Executive Committee

1996 NRHC Board and Executive Committee

Many familiar names! ...
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Dec, 1995

Delivery Systems for Affordable Rural Housing Finance

Delivery Systems for Affordable Rural Housing Finance

This paper was written by Paul Cohn, National Rural Housing Foundation, Washington DC and prepared for the Fannie Mae Foundation by the National Rural Housing Foundation ...
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Oct, 1995

Letter in Support of the Homesteading and Neighborhood Restoration Act of 1995

Letter in Support of the Homesteading and Neighborhood Restoration Act of 1995

“Dear Mr. Chairman: I am writing to you to indicate our support for HR 1691, the Homesteading and Neighborhood Restoration Act of 1995. We support passage of HR 1691 because of the provisions of the bill related to rural rental ...
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Nov, 1975

The Right to a Decent Home: A Pastoral Response to the Crisis in Housing

The Right to a Decent Home: A Pastoral Response to the Crisis in Housing

A Statement of the Catholic Bishops of the United States, November 20, 1975, citing research by the National Rural Housing Coalition showing that in 1976: The one percent of the population with incomes over $50,000 will receive more than ten ...
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Jul, 1973

Rural Housing Alliance News Service: George Rucker Testimony

Rural Housing Alliance News Service: George Rucker Testimony

Nearly one million families In rural areas, on the average, can only afford $14 a month for rent according to George Rucker, research director of the Rural Housing Alliance who testified today on the nation’s rural housing needs before the ...
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Feb, 1972

Letter to Nixon From Senators on Farmworker Housing Shortage

Letter to Nixon From Senators on Farmworker Housing Shortage

Letter from Senators Kennedy, Cranston, Hatfield, Stevenson, Case, Williams, Javits, Brooke, Hart, McGovern, Tunney, Moss, and Harris to Nixon ...
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Jun, 1971

2/3 of our nation's bad housing is in rural areas and small towns

2/3 of our nation’s bad housing is in rural areas and small towns

Poster created by the Rural Housing Coalition in 1971 ...
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