U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development programs provide loans and grants to generate economic opportunities and create jobs. Projects include infrastructure improvements; business development; housing; community facilities; and internet access in rural areas.
By some estimates, more than 1,000 families are still homeless around Paradise in rural Butte County after losing their homes in the Camp Fire wildfires, contributing to a growing homelessness crisis.
California’s housing shortage is, by some estimates, the worst it’s ever been. But according to an editorial in the Fresno Bee, the crisis is most acute in the state’s Central Valley …
While much has been reported on the ever-increasing rents in urban areas around the United States, rural residents face the same pressures to pay for housing yet have fewer resources to draw on to overcome these challenges.
California Assembly committee members, this month, debated the Farm Worker Housing Act of 2019, allowing the legislation to advance to more legislative review.