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California’s housing crisis is a complex one, as befits a state with a population of close to 40 million people, spread out over 163,696 square miles, and with some of the country’s largest cities and fastest growing population hubs, as well as some of its most rugged rural areas.

  • California’s Affordable Housing Crisis: Warnings and Solutions

    California’s Affordable Housing Crisis: Warnings and Solutions

    • February 26, 2016

    California leads the nation in having the most severely rent-burdened households, as well as having the largest shortage of affordable rental homes. (The U.S. Department Housing and Urban Development and other agencies consider families that spend more than 30 percent of their income on rent as rent-burdened.)

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  • Slums Are Alive and Well in Fresno

    Slums Are Alive and Well in Fresno

    • February 26, 2016

    The way Esther Delahey sees it, her neighborhood in south Fresno, the Lowell district, has gotten a bad rap. Named in 1884 for the New England poet James Russell Lowell, the district is part of a larger area, hemmed in by three highways.

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