"Affordable Rural Housing Council (ARHC)"

ARHC works closely with the government agency overseeing rural housing (USDA-Rural Housing Service) at both the national and statewide levels.

Mission

The Affordable Rural Housing Council (ARHC) promotes and supports safe, clean and affordable housing in rural communities.  We advance the common interests of our member who develop, manage or own properties funded through USDA/Rural Development, the Low Income Housing Tax Credit and other programs by promoting professionalism, and providing education, resources and information.

Who We Are

Affordable Rural Housing Council is a chapter of the Council for Affordable and Rural Housing (ARHC), a national industry association consisting of members actively involved in the rural multifamily housing industry. ARHC works closely with the government agency overseeing rural housing (USDA-Rural Housing Service) at both the national and statewide levels.

What We Do

National ARHC conducts training programs, represents the industry before Congress, works closely with the national USDA/Rural Housing Service (formerly FmHA) officials in Washington DC, holds conferences throughout the country, updates the members on new developments, and regularly publishes a newsletter. ARHC sets industry standards, represents a united voice, and self-regulates business policies and practices in our industry. All members must follow the high standards of the ARHC Code of Ethics.