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Our view: Legislators’ inaction speaks louder than words on housing

The lights are flashing, ever redder and more urgent, on the Bay Area’s housing crisis. How bright do they have to get before… Read More

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Report: Strong Life Sciences Industry in California Could Be Curtailed By High Housing Costs

The life science industry in California remains robust, with more than 360,000 jobs in biotechnology, medical devices and diagnostics – but the soaring cost of… Read More

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Whose American Dream?

Homeownership is the primary driver of economic wealth in our country. If California’s housing and poverty advocates really want to achieve their vision of an… Read More

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The American Housing Crisis Might Be Our Next Big Political Issue

Several new advocacy groups have sprung up to push for better housing policies at the state and national level. Their first job: Communicating how significant… Read More

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High housing costs are driving out lower-income Californians, reports say

California lost lower-income residents to other states over a recent 11-year period, while gaining wealthier households from elsewhere in the U.S. The disparity reflects… Read More

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Editorial | Is the California housing crisis leading to a tech brain drain?

Stories about California’s housing crisis often focus on how the high cost of shelter hammers the poor, increases homelessness and makes home ownership seem a… Read More

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A Tech Company Wades Into Housing Politics

Today, Stripe, the six-year-old online payments company that has been valued at $9 billion by private investors, is expected to announce a $1… Read More

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Priced out of the American dream

A decade after he moved from Nevada to Silicon Valley in search of his slice of the technology boom, Victor Barrera’s tenuous toehold in one… Read More

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Who will control land use in California?

California, state officials say, needs to be building 180,000 new units of housing a year to keep up with population growth, replace housing that’s lost… Read More

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Why Was California’s Radical Housing Bill so Unpopular?

What Wiener and his co-sponsor Nancy Skinner, representing the East Bay, proposed was nothing less than to upend the entire framework for the past century… Read More

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