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2004 Rental Market Study - The Need for Farmworker Housing in Florida

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Publication Date: September 2004

Publisher(s): Shimberg Center for Housing Studies, University of Florida

Author(s): Shimberg Center for Housing Studies

Funder(s): Florida Housing Finance Corporation

Funder(s): Florida Housing Finance Corporation

Special Collection: John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

Topic: Social conditions (Housing)

Keywords: low income; farmworkers; housing

Type: Report

Coverage: Florida

Abstract:

This section of the housing needs asseesment discusses the need for rental housing for migrant and seasonable farmworkers in Florida's counties. Farmworkers may or may not be accompanied by immediate family members, and unaccompanied farmworkers have different housing needs and incomes than accompanied farmworkers. Therefore, this analysis examines the number of accompanied and unaccompanied farmworker households, the incomes of each group, and the number of housing units appropraite to each group.