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.
Nearly 21,000 families around Sacramento—and about a half-million across California—live in mobile homes, which are often the only affordable option for lower income families in one of the country’s most expensive housing states.Now, housing advocates and state officials are encouraging lawmakers to lower taxes and fees for these mobile homeowners
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.
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 celebrated the first step to affordable homeownership during a ground breaking ceremony for the Pokai Bay Self-Help Housing Project in Waianae, Hawaii. Low-income families participating in the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Self-Help Housing Program will build their own homes on construction teams, also assisting their neighbors to build homes.