Skyview Villa apartments in Arden Arcade, where Malalai Rafi, far right, joins other Afghan women to bid good-bye to a family moving out in November, is one of several complexes that have problems with bedbugs, roaches and potentially life-threatening dry rot. The Bee series, “No Safe Place,” documented how former interpreters and other Afghans who worked alongside U.S. forces in the war have been placed in run-down apartments in Sacramento.
Skyview Villa apartments in Arden Arcade, where Malalai Rafi, far right, joins other Afghan women to bid good-bye to a family moving out in November, is one of several complexes that have problems with bedbugs, roaches and potentially life-threatening dry rot. The Bee series, “No Safe Place,” documented how former interpreters and other Afghans who worked alongside U.S. forces in the war have been placed in run-down apartments in Sacramento. Renée C. Byer rbyer@sacbee.com
Skyview Villa apartments in Arden Arcade, where Malalai Rafi, far right, joins other Afghan women to bid good-bye to a family moving out in November, is one of several complexes that have problems with bedbugs, roaches and potentially life-threatening dry rot. The Bee series, “No Safe Place,” documented how former interpreters and other Afghans who worked alongside U.S. forces in the war have been placed in run-down apartments in Sacramento. Renée C. Byer rbyer@sacbee.com

Substandard housing for Afghan refugees reflects larger problem in Sacramento County

July 10, 2016 6:00 AM

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