Although the United States is in the midst of a housing crisis that impacts very low-income families the most, government assistance is primarily directed toward homeowners, leaving renters struggling to find affordable housing.
A recent study conducted by the non-partisan California Budget and Policy Center, examined what it costs to support a family in California. According to the report, Kern County, considered the second most inexpensive place to live in California, is not as affordable as previously thought.
Five percent of California families live in “deep poverty,” a segment of the population, say researchers, made worse by the state’s exorbitant housing costs.
California’s housing crisis will get no help from the Republican tax plan, say experts, and low-income renters in the state will feel the brunt even more in the coming years.
West Sacramento, Calif. — Rural Community Assistance Corporation (RCAC) is pleased to announce that Dave Ferrier is RCAC’s new Housing Department Director. Most recently he was Community Housing Improvement Program’s (CHIP) chief executive officer where he has worked for 35 years.