Affordable Housing Stretched Thin in Turlock, Statewide
According to a study released Thursday by the National Low-Income Housing Coalition and California Housing, over one million affordable rental units would need to be constructed throughout the state in order to meet the needs of 1.3 million households classified as extremely low income.
“The people that Avena Bella serves are working families. They could be anyone, from your office assistants to forklift drivers,” Maryn Pitt said, Assistant to the City Manager for Housing and Economic Development. “There’s a great need — rent in Turlock is more expensive than rent in Modesto.”