a massive housing shortage
build affordable, income-based housing
Housing that costs less than 30% of the household's monthly income
– U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Income-Based Housing follows the affordable housing standard to calculate a tenant's rental price
Affordable Rent for a minimum wage worker: $672.00 /month
California minimum wage: $13.00 /hour*
*As of January 2021 California minimum wage: $14.00 /hour at businesses with ≥ 26 employees
Income-based housing developments usually offer programs and services for residents.
Targeted health and social services lower government costs and help end the cycle of poverty.
Services For Low-Income Residents
Financial literacy classes
Health and wellness programs
Life skills courses
Children See Improvements In
Confidence and self-esteem
Behavior in school and at home
Interest in extracurricular activities
Creating lasting friendships
Support from family and community
Overall health and wellbeing
Residents See Improvements In
Rent stability allows people to spend more on other purchases
Nearby businesses benefit from increased consumer spending
Increased demand leads to business growth and more job opportunities
At Yellow Roof Foundation, we believe in building brighter futures and better tomorrows. And we believe this all begins at home.
Construction is underway at Yellow Roof Foundation's 1st affordable housing community!
A second development in Contra Costa County was recently announced!
Planning is underway for an affordable housing project on donated land in Solano County!
Everyone deserves a place to call home; a place that is a shelter from the storms of life, where they can find a fresh start and hope for a brighter future.
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