LA Times: California’s Housing Shortage will Hamper the Economy

LA Times: California’s Housing Shortage will Hamper the Economy
September 28, 2016 Peter

la-1475020573-snap-photoThe dearth of housing in California will put a drag on the state’s economic growth, according to two new studies. California will continue to pile on jobs in 2017, but its advantage over the rest of the country will shrink in the future, say a report from UC Riverside and another from UCLA. The state cannot continue to grow as fast as it has in recent years, said economists who wrote the reports, unless it funnels more people into the workplace. But there aren’t enough homes in the state to accommodate a wave of new workers.

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