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Cases of Legionnaire’s disease increasing, poor water system maintenance could be one factor

Between 2000 and 2015, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control reported that cases of Legionnaire’s Disease among Americans more than quadrupled. Researchers there are unsure why, but they cite likely contributing factors to the growing numbers are better reporting by state and local health officials as well as better diagnostic tests, degraded water pipes, an aging population and poor building maintenance.

After wildfires, state officials allow and encourage registering mobile homes

A mobile or manufactured home is often the only affordable option for low-income families but many lack proper title and registration. Following the wildfires in Napa and Sonoma, California state officials are advising all such homeowners to secure the proper title to their properties and, for a limited time, many back fees and taxes will be waived.

After wildfires—temporary housing on farmlands

Sonoma County officials are considering allowing landowners who lost their homes in wildfires last month to live temporarily on agricultural properties. The fires destroyed nearly 7,000 structures in the area, most of them homes.