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After Woodland leads the way, region looks to build more year-round affordable housing for farmworkers

In September 2022, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a housing package, including Assembly Bill 1654, to help address the shortage. The legislation ushers in a historic step toward equitable farmworker housing by mandating the California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) to conduct the first statewide study “of farmworker housing conditions, needs and solutions.”