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Advancing Local Housing Affordability: NACo Housing Task Force Final Report

The final report from NACo's Housing Task Force offers an extensive look into the issues, presenting actionable strategies and federal policy recommendations.

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County Resources on Economic Mobility

Explore these resources to promote inclusive economic prosperity for county residents.

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NACo Housing Task Force

Launched in November 2022, the NACo Housing Task Force brings together county government officials from across the nation to illuminate the most critical housing challenges and opportunities from the county government perspective.

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Building Resilient Economies in Coal Communities

BRECC serves coal communities seeking to revitalize and diversify their economies. 

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Resilient Counties

NACo works to strengthen county resiliency by building leadership capacity to identify and manage risk, and allow counties to become more flexible and responsive.

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Counties for Career Success

NACo’s Counties for Career Success is an initiative that recognizes the role of counties in streamlining pathways to good jobs and supporting individuals on those learning journeys.

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Connecting Counties & Military Installations

The DoD REPI Program is a key tool for combating encroachment on incompatible development near military installations that can limit or restrict critical military training, testing, and operations.

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Creative Counties Placemaking Initiative

As public funding becomes increasingly strained, counties must search for and employ new strategies to improve their communities and local economies. NACo, in partnership with Americans for the Arts and with support from the National Endowment for the Arts, has launched the Creative Counties Placemaking Initiative to support counties as they work to identify and strengthen ways to integrate arts into solutions to local challenges.

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