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Housing Affordability Crisis And Solutions Discussed At Special Sacramento City Council Meeting

August 15, 2018 | Bob Moffitt

New housing and more money — those were common suggestions from a panel of housing experts that spoke at a special Sacramento City Council meeting on Tuesday.

Ben Adler / Capital Public Radio

State Government

California Rent Control Initiative Supporters, Opponents Sought Deal To Avoid Ballot Fight — But Failed

June 22, 2018 | Ben Adler

After negotiations failed to reach a deal to avoid a costly campaign this fall, Californians are set to vote on whether to repeal the state law that limits local rent control ordinances known as "Costa-Hawkins."

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State Government

Measure To Eliminate California’s ‘Moving Penalty’ Qualifies For November Ballot

May 17, 2018 | Chris Nichols

Supporters say the initiative would give homeowners 55 and up a property tax discount when they buy a pricier home. That, in turn, could ease the state’s housing crunch by freeing up inventory for younger buyers.

Carolina Hidalgo / Next Generation Radio Project

The View From Here

S10 Bonus Episode: Stories From The Next Generation Radio Project

February 13, 2018

In this bonus episode of the Place and Privilege podcast hear a collection of first-person stories of young people affected by Sacramento’s housing crisis, produced by student journalists.

Insight With Beth Ruyak

California Housing Director Says Wildfires Could Amplify Housing Shortage

October 17, 2017 | Cody Drabble

The California Department of Housing And Community Development is on the front lines of the statewide affordability crisis. Director Ben Metcalf joins Insight to talk about what the state is doing to help renters and homeowners.

Vanessa S. Nelson / Capital Public Radio

Insight With Beth Ruyak

The View From Here: A Year Covering The Affordable Housing Crisis

October 6, 2017 | Cody Drabble

The View From Here Senior Producer Catherine Stifter returns to Insight to reflect on a year of reporting on affordable housing with highlights from the documentary and podcast.

Vanessa S. Nelson / Capital Public Radio

The View From Here

Rent Overburdened

October 6, 2017 | Amy Quinton

Renters in the "missing middle" — people with median incomes — are being displaced from their homes or forced to live in substandard housing because of Sacramento’s lack of affordable housing.

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