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2016 North Dakota Statewide Housing Needs Assessment
North Dakota Housing Finance Agency, January 2017
The 2016 Housing Needs Assessment includes a population and housing forecast, special housing topics, detailed tables, and regional summaries.   more info >

Profile of Older Americans
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration on Aging, January 2016, 18 pp.
National data profile of older adults, including living arrangements, racial and ethnic composition, geographic distribution, income, poverty, housing, employment, education, health and health care, disability, and caregiving. New reports are issued annually.   more info >

Impacts of Habitat for Humanity Homeownership: Connections to Quality of Life
Wilder Research, February 2015, 90 pp.
Statewide study of Habitat homeowners in Minnesota that investigated the connection between home ownership and quality of life.   more info >

Protecting Children From Unhealthy Homes and Housing Instability
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, December 2014, 5 pp.
Discusses the impact on children from unhealthy homes and housing instability and provides examples of two programs addressing these issues.   more info >

Housing an Aging Rural America: Rural Seniors and Their Homes
Housing Assistance Council, October 2014, 48 pp.
This report explores the impact that a rapidly aging rural population will have on social, economic, and housing systems. Most seniors wish to remain and age in their homes as long as possible, but rural elders are increasingly experiencing challenges with housing affordability and quality. Rural communities will need to develop a range of housing options in order to enhance the lives of seniors and provide cost-effective options.   more info >

Housing for Youth Aging Out of Foster Care
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, May 2014, 152 pp.
Report, literature review, and brief on a study exploring the range of housing settings available to youth who age out of foster care. The report identifies opportunities to mitigate the risk of homelessness for this population and suggests opportunities for future research.   more info >

Affordable Housing Facts
North Dakota Housing Finance Agency, January 2014, 2 pp.
This fact sheet provides quick facts about affordable housing in North Dakota, including defining what is considered "affordable," number of low-income households, rental and occupancy rates, and more.   more info >

Web sites

Assets & Opportunity Scorecard
Ranks the 50 states and the District of Columbia on performance measures in the areas of Financial Security, Business Development, Homeownership, Health Care and Education.   more info >

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