With $2 million fixer-uppers and working people living in tents, the Bay Area tends to think of itself as the epicenter of the affordable housing crisis. Like it’s all about us.
The just-released “Worst Case Housing Needs: 2017 Report to Congress” by the Department of Housing and Urban Development is an eye opener, however.
Will California force its cities to OK more new housing?
The income you need to buy a home has doubled in five years
Mountain View tenants, landlords wait on court’s rent control opinion
Fed up with housing prices, Bay Area buyers look to Sacramento and Seattle
Palo Alto sees RV parking enforcement as success
The number of very low income households paying more than half of their income for rent, living in substandard dwellings or both has increased 41 percent nationwide in the past …read more
Source:: The Mercury News – Politics