The Study and Action Plan will be conducted in the following five phases which began in September 2021 and is anticipated to be completed by December 2023.
Project Creation – COMPLETED
Phase 1 – Create Advisory Council and Select a Survey Consultant - In Process
Phase 2 - Farmworker Housing Survey Design
Phase 3 - Survey Implementation
Phase 4 - Farmworker Housing Study and Action Plan
Phase 5 - Community engagement in implementing the Action Plan
This Project plans to utilize funding from a range of funding sources.
- In the spring of 2021, House Farm Workers! was awarded a Regional Early Action Planning (REAP) grant and the County of Ventura was awarded a Local Early Action Planning (LEAP) grant by the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG), which will fund portions of Phases 1 and 2 for the project respectively.
- Additional funding is anticipated to be provided by the County of Ventura, other jurisdictions within the counties, and through donations and grants from other stakeholders.