|Housing is an important concern for people coming to Washington
for seasonal farm work. Click on the following links to view the different agencies and groups that offer
housing to farm workers and their families. You will find information
about wide variety of housing programs and services. All
meet state health requirements.
Catholic Charities Housing Services
Rental housing for the agricultural industry work force, which is predominantly families, is available through CCHS and this includes seasonal units, as well as year round housing. These units are supported by social services with computer education, English classes, financial literacy and first time home buyer education classes and services offered at the housing sites.
Office of Rural and Farmworker Housing
||The Office of Rural
and Farmworker Housing (ORFH) is a private, nonprofit
corporation that develops housing for farm workers and other rural,
low-income residents of Washington . ORFH provides services to local nonprofit corporations,
housing authorities, municipalities, other organizations and
individuals interested in developing farmworker housing.
OIC of Washington
Opportunities Industrialization Center (OIC) of Washington has a Housing
Assistance Program for farmworkers that can provide emergency or temporary
and short-term housing assistance.
Washington State Department of Health Migrant Farmworker
Migrant Farmworker Housing (MFH) Program ensures the health and safety of
migrant farm workers and their families through the licensing and
inspection of the housing provided by growers and operators.