Affordable housing is a struggle everywhere. But rural communities face unique challenges in gaining investments and development opportunities. Stay informed with our coverage on new programs, developments and conversations.
Politics, ideology and flawed statistics stand in the way of state funds designated to help bring in more affordable housing across Colorado. One small town is slowly working to get those obstacles out of the way.
As rent prices and college costs continue to rise, some rural students are forced to delay higher education in order to work multiple jobs. What does this mean for the country’s next generation?
The research also found that rural American Indian and Alaska Native communities are at particularly high health risks due to low housing standards.
Seth Long has spent more than two decades building healthier communities in East Kentucky through his nonprofit housing organization. But long-lasting change, he argues, will require strong leadership both within small communities and at the federal level.
There are 400 to 450 children in foster care at any given time in rural Nevada, and far fewer licensed foster homes for them to stay in.
Lakota people living on the Pine Ridge reservation in South Dakota are facing a dire energy and housing crisis. Two organizations have teamed up to address the problem.
The lower and upper chambers of Congress are squaring off over the federal budget for 2024. One contested item will be the president’s request for rural housing programs.
Over the past two years, the rate of homelessness and housing insecurity rose faster in rural places than the country at large, but community-based organizations are in a unique position to offer solutions.
Causes of the increase include housing stock shortage, lower wages, and lack of public transit.
Affordable housing is increasingly hard to find in Girdwood, Alaska, where second-home real estate investors have gobbled up most of the places to live, leaving locals no option but to leave.