Fifty-four years and 52,000 homes later, the future of the Self-Help Housing Program for low- and very-low income households is uncertain after it was eliminated in a budget proposal for next fiscal year.
With all the news of downward trends in rural America, this rural sociologist says he finally has something to smile about.
A tribal college program works to preserve crucial Native American cultural elements while training indigenous women to step into leadership roles in their communities.
Rural communities are very different places—separated by climate, geography, and often race. But in many other ways, these communities are far more similar than different.
For some homeowners at risk of losing their home, City of Lakes Community Land Trust has been able to keep them in place by bringing their home into the land trust.