Long Wait for Federal Rental Assistance
Funds to provide rental assistance to needy households currently meet only a fraction of the need in Sonoma County. And that was before the federal budget sequestration kicked in. Bruce Robinson has more.
While there are formulas that limit the total rental costs that the federal subsidies will support, Santa Rosa affordable housing advocate David Grabill observes that the Section 8 program was specifically designed to be workable for landlords.