California - and the Challenge of Affordable Housing
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How California Became America’s Housing Market Nightmare - Bloomberg (2019)
California, the land of golden dreams, has become America’s worst housing nightmare.
Recent wildfires have only heightened the stakes for a state tha...
Despite California’s immense wealth, the middle class is in decline – The Mercury ...
California’s more than $2.75 trillion economy makes it the world’s sixth largest and is a source of pride for the state. But that impressive ranking d...
Making It | What It Costs To Live In San Francisco
Published on Sep 11, 2017
Perennially perched at or near the top of lists of America’s most expensive and affluent cities, San Francisco i...
San Francisco's public-poop problem is worse than ever - Business Insider
In 2011, just over 5,500 reports feces in public were logged by the San Francisco Department of Public Works; in 2018, the number was more than 28,000.
California Approves Statewide Rent Control to Ease Housing Crisis - The New York T...
The measure, affecting millions of tenants, is the biggest step in a nationwide surge of initiatives to address rising costs and homelessness.
Demolishing the California Dream: How San Francisco Planned Its Own Housing Crisis
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Stanford paper says rent control is driving up cost of housing in San Francisco
Economists Rebecca Diamond and Tim McQuade’s study makes the provocative argument that San Francisco rent control drove rents up citywide since 1995.
SF fines two landlords $2.25 million for illegal Airbnb rentals – TechCrunch
San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera is laying down the law — literally. Today, Herrera’s office announced a $2.25 million settlement with two pro...
Even tech workers can’t afford to buy homes in San Francisco - Recode
In tech’s capital, even programmers with six-figure salaries are struggling to afford studio apartments.