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Stuart, Nebraska: A Shining Example of Rural Housing Success

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With a population of about 600 people, Stuart, Nebraska is so small it’s considered a village by Nebraska standards.

Yet this village is thriving, thanks in part to innovative housing development efforts that have been underway since the early 80s. It was then that Stuart was deemed a “blighted” community by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and grants from the Nebraska Department of Economic Development created some creative new opportunities.

Today, of the 250 residences in Stuart, 108 homes have been completely rehabilitated and 40 new homes have been built.

Thriving, indeed!

This amazing success story just miles from the South Dakota border led Dakota Resources to invite John Madsen, Chairman of the Stuart Development Corporation, to host  a Housing Development Knowledge Camp at RuralX this past summer. John’s insight has since “rippled” into many rural South … Read More »


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