Farmworker housing plays an increasingly crucial role in the success of many agricultural crops. As the labor market continues to tighten, the availability of housing is becoming a key advantage in recruiting. Growers who can offer safe housing to their seasonal and migrant farmworkers are generally more attractive to prospective workers.
Located in Mattawa, Washington, Mattawa Slope provides safe and affordable housing for the area's migrant and seasonal workers. Mattawa Slope is generally available for occupancy throughout the year
Located in Malaga, Washington, Sage Bluff provides safe and affordable housing
for migrant and seasonal farmworkers in the Wenatchee area.
Located in Cashmere, Washington, Brender Creek provides safe and affordable housing for migrant and seasonal farmworkers in the Cashmere area.
Operated by the Washington Growers League, the Rent-A-Tent program can be used by cherry growers to provide housing for cherry harvest workers throughout Washington state.
Farm Workforce Modernization Act passes U.S. House of Representatives, sent to U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, December 12, 2019
Farm Workforce Modernization Act
Republicans introduce Border Security and Immigration Reform Act, June 19, 2018
Border Security and Immigration Reform Act
Department of Homeland Security Memo issued 02/20/2017
Enforcement of the
Immigration Laws to
Serve the National Interest
A new research report showing the contributions immigrants make to Washington's economy
The Contributions of New Americans in Washington
Released August 2016
A report from the
American Action Forum
Budgetary & Economic
Costs of Addressing
Released March 2015
Legal Workforce Act
HR 1147, Feb. 27, 2015