Elizabeth Drake tells Council her dire housing situation. http://sacramento.granicus.com/MediaPlayer.php?view_id=22&clip_id=4119
Patti Uplinger emphasizes the need to declare a Housing State of Emergency. http://sacramento.granicus.com/MediaPlayer.php?view_id=22&clip_id=4119
Patti in the MMM for The Arc on Beyond a Housing Crisis! http://www.thearcca.org/
Sacramento Housing Redevelopment Agency (SHRA) is opening the Housing Choice Voucher wait list January 16, 2018 at 12:01am until Tuesday January 30, 2018 at 11:59pm.
You apply at www.sacwaitlist.com. If you need assistance please contact Housing Now. Patti@HousingNowResource.org.
Here is the link:https://sacwaitlist.com/public
Check out the 15 bills related to housing that were passed in California.
We have a housing crisis and these bills will be a small step to creating more housing people can afford.
Find out more information here:
There is an ongoing housing crisis in the Sacramento area. Rents have risen more than 9% over the past year. There is about a 2% vacancy rate which means housing is scarce. This situation is even more difficult for people with disabilities.
Housing Now assisted Scott Anderson from News and Review Sacramento with gathering information for this story: https://www.newsreview.com/sacramento/first-to-fall-severely-disabled/content?oid=24847495
NLIHC recently released its annual report, Out of Reach, that documents the gap between renters’ wages and the cost of rental housing. The report’s Housing Wage is the hourly wage a full-time worker must earn to afford a modest and safe rental home without spending more than 30% of his or her income on housing costs.
In no state can a person working full-time at the federal minimum wage afford a two-bedroom apartment at the Fair Market Rent.
Congress recently passed the fiscal year 2017 budget.
Follow the link below to read how it affects Housing and Urban Development agency: