Four months ago, after wild fires destroyed hundreds of homes in Sonoma County, many low-income seniors were left without homes and placed in temporary housing. Many have yet to find permanent lodging, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.
California water regulators would likewater sprinkler to make water restrictions enacted during the state’s drought permanent, according to Daily News. Their plans come as the state appears to be back in drought after a slight reprieve last year.
West Sacramento, Calif. — Rural Community Assistance Corporation (RCAC) approved a $2.8 million loan to Eastern Plumas Health Care District (EPHCD) to expand the Portola Medical Clinic.
During the next decade, California is set to spend $1 billion on low-income housing rooftop solar installation. The Solar on Multifamily Affordable Housing (SOMAH) program, according to legislators who passed the law governing the program in 2015, will help the state meet its climate goals and also help reduce energy bills for low-income residents.
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.