SacBee: California’s Housing Crisis Again Emerges as Major Issue

SacBee: California’s Housing Crisis Again Emerges as Major Issue
February 10, 2017 Peter

Children play in the play area at the New Harmony Mutual Housing Community on February 13, 2013 in Davis, Calif. The affordable apartment complex, which slipped in before the state folded its redevelopment agencies, has nearly 70 apartments for individuals and families who earn 30- to 60-percent of the area's median income.It seems like almost daily California lawmakers are scrambling to address a new proposal or respond to the latest tweet from President Donald Trump. Democrats, who far outnumber Republicans in the Golden State, have quickly – and proudly – earned California the reputation as a “state of resistance,” with some promising a fight and others proposing bills to protect immigrants and welcome refugees. Less flashy is work underway to find a way this year to address the state’s widening housing crisis and fix crumbling roads.

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