When will the temporary housing communities open? Where are the sites located? How many individual sites are available?
- FEMA projects nearly 1,000 Temporary Housing Units (THUs) as part of the housing mission for survivors of the 2018 California wildfires. That includes:
- Nearly 600 THUs in FEMA temporary housing communities (522 Manufactured Housing Units [MHU] and 61 travel trailers.)
- 371 units placed on pads leased by FEMA in commercial sites outside the burn area.
- 14 units are projected to be placed in a commercial site inside the burn area.
- Four temporary housing communities are planned for Butte County. They are Rosewood in Oroville, Silver Dollar Campground and Hagen-Aztec in Chico, and Gridley Industrial Park in Gridley.
- As of June 11, 40 survivor households had moved into manufactured housing units at the Rosewood Group site, the first of the four temporary housing communities to be completed.
- FEMA Expects to begin licensing in households into 61 travel trailers at Silver Dollar the week of June 10.
- Currently, 337 households are occupying a Temporary Housing Unit (THU) (numbers fluctuate daily).
- FEMA continues to work with commercial park owners across Butte County and contiguous counties to find available space for the placement of THUs.