According to current U.S. Census data, California is the poorest state in the nation. Taking into account the costs of living and federal aid that can help families find affordable housing, California is more impoverished than Louisiana, Mississippi or Georgia.
California water agencies are working to determine whether the nation’s biggest lawn removal experiment was worth the cost. During the last two years of drought, more than $350 million has been paid to property owners to remove lawns.
Just Released: Out of Reach, a national report on housing unaffordablity by @NLIHC. Lots of local, state data to look through. Folks in our region need a "housing wage" of $36.52 an hour to afford Fair Market Rent (FMR). We need more #AffordableHousing for low income households. https://t.co/NZZsEI06T1