The Housing Assistance Council, also known as HAC, works for improving housing conditions of the rural poor. The organization is a nonprofit organization that has been in operation since 1971. It provides assistance with the development of single-family and multifamily homes. The organization serves public, nonprofit and private organizations throughout the United States. The Housing Assistance Council promotes homeownership for low-income, rural families. The organization publishes HAC News and has offices in Georgia, New Mexico, California and Missouri. It sponsors training workshop on issues related to housing development, financing and construction. The Housing Assistance Council administers research programs and provides technical assistance services.