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.

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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

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