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Assemblyman Gallagher discusses Butte County housing needs

Assemblyman James Gallagher met with local stakeholders to talk about housing needs in Butte County after the Camp Fire.

Posted: Mar 28, 2019 4:55 PM

BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. – Assemblyman James Gallagher met with local stakeholders to talk about housing needs in Butte County after the Camp Fire.

Chico Builders Association, Cal OES and FEMA were three of the representatives to speak about problems and solutions facing the community.

Gallagher said he is looking at solutions including interim housing such as FEMA trailers or RV's.

"I think I just want to work on, hey, let's look at all the little things we might be doing, try to bring that together try to develop a long term plan for housing in the region that's going to meet the needs of Camp Fire survivors and our community's long term," he said. 

Gallagher said his office is also working closely with Paradise on debris removal to help move towards rebuilding as soon as possible.

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