Low-income farm workers, including those disabled or retired, can apply for permanent housing at the office of the Housing Authority of the City of Madera, 205 N. G St., but housing may not be immediately available.
Housing applications are now being accepted for a waiting list, said Martha Ramirez, the housing program lead.
“We don’t have any vacancies,” said Ramirez. “We’re just trying to build up a waiting list.” There are 20 pending applications and the estimated wait time to get housing is six months to one year, she said.
The agency manages 100 units in three sections of town. The developments have two, three and four bedroom apartments, including handicap accessible units. “Rent is very affordable,” said Ramirez...