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Rural Health
Resources by Topic: Housing and homelessness

Weatherization Assistance Program
Provides an overview of the federally-funded program that provides grants to states, territories, and some Indian tribes to improve the energy efficiency of low-income families' homes. Includes information on how to apply for weatherization assistance.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Department of Energy
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Salud America! Health Equity Report Cards
Provides county-level reports with data relevant to supporting the health of Latino children. Each county profile compares the county to the state and nation on topics that include housing, transportation, poverty, healthcare, mental health, environmental issues, and access to healthy food and active spaces.
Type: Website
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Veterans Data Central
Provides veteran information and data by county or by metropolitan/outside metropolitan status. Topics covered include demographic and economic indicators, homelessness, housing characteristics, and Veterans Affairs housing and mortgage financing.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Housing Assistance Council
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Social Determinants of Health for Rural People Topic Guide
Information, resources, and frequently asked questions regarding health inequities that rural residents experience, related to a variety of factors that make up the social determinants of health.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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American Community Survey Narrative Profiles
Produces brief narrative reports for selected regions based on the most recent ACS 5-year estimates. Addresses education, disability status, age, poverty, and other topics. Reports can be generated for counties, towns, zip codes, census tracts, and more.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Census Bureau
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National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP) AtlasPlus
Provides access to state and county-level data on HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis, tuberculosis, chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis. Also includes data on the social determinants of health and state-level data on the rural population.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Population and Housing Unit Estimates
Access to current and historical population estimates and population change, available at the national, state, county, and city/town level. Also includes data on housing units nationally, by state, and by county.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Census Bureau
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Oregon Rural Communities Explorer
Provides a variety of resources and data to support sustainability and quality of life in rural Oregon. Includes maps and tools, data collections, webinars, and a county breakdown of local resources.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Oregon State University Rural Studies Program
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CDBG Program Contacts
Directory of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program state contacts.
Type: Directory
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
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The Rural Data Portal
Provides over 350 data indicators identifying social, economic, and housing characteristics of communities in the United States. Utilizes the Housing Assistance Council (HAC) tabulations of public use data sets, including the Census of Population and Housing, the American Community Survey (ACS), and Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Data.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Housing Assistance Council
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