BKRHC Executive Director Anna Laven, Ed.D., appeared last week on Valley Public Radio to discuss local efforts to expand our inventory of permanent supportive housing by purchasing and renovating existing motels. You can listen to the full story online here.
Three efforts are currently underway to convert residential motels into permanent affordable housing units in Bakersfield, The Bakersfield Californian today reported. You can read more about these efforts and how the Housing Authority of the County of Kern and others are pursuing efforts to both expand the inventory of permanent affordable housing and make neighborhoods […]
The Bakersfield Californian reported today that the City of Bakersfield has approved a loan for Golden Empire Affordable Housing, Inc., II to purchase the Decatur Hotel in downtown Bakersfield and convert it into 26 units of affordable housing for seniors. Increasing our inventory of affordable housing units is critical to reducing homelessness in our community. […]