Insight With Beth Ruyak

Hosted By Beth Ruyak

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California Dream: The Cost Of Living In California

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Dense housing makes San Francisco one of the most compact cities in America.

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There are many personal stories about the impact of the housing crunch in California — behind those stories are numbers, and CALmatters data reporter Matt Levin is back with another look at the affordable housing crisis.

He says supply and demand has an awful lot to do with it, but there are actually lots of unique California factors, including Proposition 13, that drive the price tag for living here higher.


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Cody Drabble

Insight Producer and On-Air Director

Cody Drabble learned to love public radio growing up in San Francisco with KQED on every morning during breakfast. In addition to producing and directing the live broadcast of Insight each morning, he also fills in as guest host for Beth Ruyak.   Read Full Bio 

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