This week, RCAC staff will join U.S. Sen. Mazie K. Hirono and the nonprofit Hawaii Agriculture Research Center (HARC) to celebrate completion of 82 renovated or new historical and affordable agricultural worker rental homes in Kunia Village on the Hawaiian island of Oahu.
In California, farmworker families must leave state-run migrant camps at the end of the growing season and move more than 50 miles away.
California is building barely enough new housing amid population growth, although state lawmakers have several options to address the crisis during this legislative session.
Families in McMinnville, Oregon celebrate National Homeownership Month with a groundbreaking ceremony at the site where they will build their new homes.
California already is one of the most expensive states to live in, but housing analysts say that residents there—in particular, renters—will likely face even higher costs in the near future.