What We Do

Think for a moment about the image of rural America: close-knit communities where people are hard working and independent, small towns replete with family and friends, places where hard times are met by resilience and strength. Then think about neighborhoods across our nation where life is a constant struggle to get by, jobs are scarce, schools are marginal and it seems like there’s nowhere to turn. That’s where we work.
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Our Neighborhoods

We are building a place to call home – and it’s working! Through our work, poor communities become sustainable neighborhoods – good places to live.

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July 22, 2019

Tax Credits Awarded 174 Units in Alachua and Miami-Dade

Step one helping 174 households age 55 and older enjoy new affordable housing was successful as Florida Housing Finance Corporation allocated tax credits for Rural Neighborhoods’ Deer Creek Senior Housing in Gainesville and Cannery Row at Redlands Crossing in Naranja.  These new, planned rental communities of 72 and 112 units, respectively, are part of RN’s… Read more »

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July 12, 2019

Housing Symposium in Panama Beach: Innovative Solutions for Disaster Recovery

The challenge to bring affordable housing back to the Panama City area after Hurricane Michael devastated communities, triggered the need to find innovative solutions and learn from best practices from others who have endured the same process. On June 11, HUD led a disaster recovery best practices symposium with approximately 120 attendees from local and… Read more »

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July 3, 2019

Volunteers Visit Sanders Pines

Volunteers from Palm Harbor United Methodist Church impacted Rural Neighborhoods’ youth and families in Immokalee.  The group, which has been visiting RN’s Sanders Pines complex for more than eight years, led a week-long summer camp for youth.  The Sanders Pines youth look forward to their visit each year and re-connecting with the middle and high… Read more »

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June 20, 2019

Tradewinds Hammocks: 1791 and Counting

Rural Neighborhoods closed on its acquisition of Tradewinds Hammocks in the Florida Keys on May 30th. The 66-unit expired Tax Credit project brings RN’s portfolio to 1,791 units in 8 communities throughout Central and South Florida.  LISC provided a $3.8M first mortgage with secondary financing provided by Florida Housing Finance Corporation and the Monroe County… Read more »

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June 15, 2019

Board Chairman Lopez Awarded Lifetime Achievement Award

Rural Neighborhoods Chairperson Arturo Lopez, Executive Director of the Coalition of Florida Farmworker Organizations, received the Lifetime Achievement Award from Farmworker Justice, a national nonprofit organization founded in 1981 that seeks to empower migrant and seasonal farmworkers to improve their living and working conditions. The June 13th reception held in Washington, DC honored Lopez for… Read more »

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It’s simple — 100% of your gift goes to the needs of working families. That’s our promise!

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