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CapRadio's coverage of housing issues in the Sacramento region.

Stories related to: housing

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Contentious California Plan To Expand Housing Near Transit Gets New Life

December 6, 2018 | Randol White

A bill designed to increase housing near transit stops in California died quickly last spring. Now, it's back in the fall with a new name and more support.

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South Lake Tahoe's Measure T Could Partially Ban Short-Term Rentals

October 31, 2018 | Randol White

If passed, Measure T would allow for unlimited short-term rentals in commercial zones, but partially ban them in some parts of the city. While supporters say the rentals squeeze the already-tight housing market, opponents worry it could hurt tourism.

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State Government

Prop. 1 Would Allow California To Borrow Billions For Affordable Housing Programs

October 30, 2018 | Randol White

The initiative is aimed at easing the state's housing crisis and has broad support throughout the state, though the state Republican Party opposes it.

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Sacramento Home Appreciation Slowing

July 26, 2018 | Steve Milne

Though the median price of a Sacramento-area home saw an annual increase of 9 percent in the second quarter, home-price appreciation is starting to cool off.

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House Flipping On The Rise In Sacramento As Returns Shrink

June 7, 2018 | Steve Milne

House flipping is on the rise in Sacramento, but returns on those investments are shrinking according to new data from ATTOM Data Solutions.

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California Dream

Housing Costs — More Than Tuition — Are Crushing California’s Low-Income College Students

June 7, 2018

Attending a university in California can be a financial burden beyond the means of many college hopefuls. Rising tuition is compounded by the lack of affordable housing in the state and the high cost of living.

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California Dream

California’s High Rent Leaves Many One Crisis Away From Financial Ruin

May 29, 2018

The state’s notoriously high housing costs are gobbling up paychecks, leaving many teetering on the brink of financial disaster.