I live in Idaho. There are a couple of very fancy areas with extremely high end homes and all that follows wealthy people. In these communities there are lots of ranches with big fancy entrances and tons of acreage. Then come the restaurants, the lavish lawns and gardens that surround the mansions. This is all wonderful but there's a problem. There is a lot of need for people who can service such wealthy communities. Waiters, gardeners, ranch hands and the like. The question is, where do these people live? Rents and homes are out of sight for the normal guy. So what to do?
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack at a House Ag. Appropriations hearing Thursday telling lawmakers why USDA is requesting more resources to upgrade rural rental housing units and bring additional units into USDA's portfolio.