West Sacramento, Calif. – Rural Community Assistance Corporation (RCAC) is pleased to announce that Moises Loza has been selected to receive RCAC’s William French Award. The award recognizes Loza’s achievements in rural housing. Loza was the executive director of the Housing Assistance Council (HAC), a national nonprofit corporation that works to increase the availability of decent housing for rural low-income people.
A survey of economic well-being among Americans finds that 17 percent live in economically distressed communities. The same study shows that 27 percent of the American population live in prosperous areas.
Fortunately none of the Napa and Sonoma Counties ravaged by wildfires during October are without drinking water. However, water regulators say that treating drinking water may be a challenge as they work to mitigate ash and erosion around reservoirs.
Shout out to those working hard to make sure rural and tribal communities have well-managed and adequately-funded water systems, including @RCAPInc @CommunitiesU @RCACorg https://twitter.com/coriannescally/status/1310999255843303424
In September's Network News: @WellsFargo Foundation grant supports housing counseling services to Northern CA Tribes; $300,000 grant supports rural West communities; rural water utilities impacted by pandemic; jobs, trainings & more: https://bit.ly/2GjrkYM