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.
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.