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Resources by Topic: Housing and homelessness

Affordable Housing for Rural Veterans
Provides rural organizations with the technical assistance, training, information, and financial resources to serve rural veterans.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Housing Assistance Council
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Atlas of Minnesota Online
Collection of digital maps providing data for social and economic characteristics of Minnesota, such as housing, health, education, infrastructure, and more. Frequently updated.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Center for Rural Policy and Development
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2-1-1 Information and Referral Service
Provides a free, confidential information and referral service for help with employment, food, housing, healthcare, addiction prevention programs, and counseling.
Type: Hotline
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National Association for State Community Services Programs: State Contacts
Provides a searchable listing of contacts for state community services programs funded through the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) and the U.S. Department of Energy's Weatherization Assistance Program (DOE/WAP). Implements services including weatherization, energy assistance, child care, nutrition, employment, state energy programs, job training, and housing in urban, suburban, and rural communities.
Type: Directory
Sponsoring organization: National Association for State Community Services Programs
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American Housing Survey (AHS)
Provides access to data on housing, including nonmetropolitan and metropolitan area statistics. Topics addressed include housing types, vacancies, heating and cooling, water and sewage, and housing quality.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Census Bureau
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Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
Provides general and application information for LIHEAP, a federally-funded program to help eligible low-income homeowners and renters meet their home heating and cooling needs.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Administration for Children and Families
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Benefits.gov
Provides information on federal benefit programs, including food, housing, and energy assistance programs.
Type: Website
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HUD Exchange Rural Gateway
Information clearinghouse providing technical assistance, training workshops, and peer learning and resource sharing to support rural housing and economic development.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
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USDA Rural Development Success Stories
Collection featuring initiatives and projects made possible through USDA Rural Development funding.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: USDA Rural Development
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Rural Voices
Newsletter focused on rural housing and related issues.
Type: Journal/Newsletter
Sponsoring organization: Housing Assistance Council
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