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.
An affordable housing development for local farmworkers and their families in Woodland recently received the World Habitat Award, one of only two awards United Nations-Habitat gives annually.
Construction jobs and the healthcare, leisure and hospitality industries continue to attract people to the Inland Empire in southern California, and the region is outpacing the state’s coastal communities and their economies, according to the Inland Empire Business Activity Index. The Inland Empire is a metropolitan area and region, however it also includes the Coachella Valley, as well as San Bernardino and Riverside counties.
Joining the ranks of Seattle and San Francisco, Josephine County in rural Oregon, asked the state’s Gov. Kate Brown to declare a two-year housing emergency. During the past 10 years, fewer than 100 apartment units were constructed in the area, versus more than 1,000 homes that were sold to investors and retirees.