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Housing

Season 1 Episode 105 | 26m 15s

One out of every seven Virginians pays over 50% of their income in housing costs. In 2021, a group of Virginia’s Habitat for Humanity affiliates formed the Virginia Statewide Community Land Trust, to address what chairman Darryl Neher calls a housing market failure. Learn how a community land trust operates and how it can help those struggling to find affordable housing in rural Virginia.

Aired: 08/31/23 | Expires: 08/31/26
Distributed nationally by American Public Television
Extras
Learn how rural communities deal with issues regarding their plastic waste.
Examine the different perspectives on how best to address the issue of jail overcrowding.
Explore issues and solutions of food access and equity in rural communities of Virginia.
Learn about the challenges facing family farms and how young farmers are finding success.
In rural Virginia, residents lack access to high-speed Internet but there are solutions.
Learn how federal recognition has had a positive impact on the Monacan Nation.
Learn how immigrants in rural areas succeed as small farm “agricultores”.
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Learn how rural communities deal with issues regarding their plastic waste.
Examine the different perspectives on how best to address the issue of jail overcrowding.
Explore issues and solutions of food access and equity in rural communities of Virginia.
Learn about the challenges facing family farms and how young farmers are finding success.
In rural Virginia, residents lack access to high-speed Internet but there are solutions.
Learn how federal recognition has had a positive impact on the Monacan Nation.
Learn how immigrants in rural areas succeed as small farm “agricultores”.