Farmworkers in San Benito County. File photo by John Chadwell.

Agriculture

Farmworker housing bill not enticing local growers

With concerns over liability and deed restriction, farmers appear unlikely to use new law AB 1783 intended to stimulate construction of farmworker housing.

State Assemblyman Robert Rivas, Dolores Huerta, and legislative aide Rita Durgin. Photos provided by the Office of Assemblyman Robert Rivas.

Business / Economy

State Assembly passes Farmworker Housing Act of 2019

AB 1783, introduced by Assemblyman Robert Rivas, is expected to streamline the process to build farmworker housing on agricultural land.

Assemblyman Robert Rivas. File photo.

Agriculture

Q&A: Assemblyman Robert Rivas on farmworker housing bill

AB 1783 expected to make it easier to house farmworkers on agricultural land.