The Coachella Valley Housing Coalition announced Friday it was awarded a $6 million federal grant to be used to construct additional affordable housing in both Riverside and Imperial counties. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) grant will be specifically used to fund the nonprofit’s self-help single family program in which “families form an informal association […]
The demand for affordable housing is high but in the Coachella Valley, the supply is low. With wait lists in the thousands, what is being done to make affordable housing more available? Assemblyman Eduardo Garcia represents the 56th District and is an advocate for programs with the Coachella Valley Housing Coalition. One of the programs […]
New resorts, arenas, wave parks and other developments are bringing new job opportunities to the Coachella Valley. With workers being driven in by the thousands, affordable housing programs are feeling the pressure to offer additional options. “We’re talking about a waiting list for single family homes within the thousands,” Javier Lopez, Director of Communications for […]
Across the state fewer and fewer people are able to purchase homes, and nowhere is this more true than in the Coachella Valley. Valley resident and Vietnam Veteran Gordan Countryman became homeless after being laid off years ago. “It’s actually horrible,” says Countryman. “When we were homeless, we lived between campgrounds and hotels. In and […]
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