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

Stories related to: housing

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

California Lawmakers Tackle Housing Issues Impacting Renters

June 10, 2019

CALmatters Data and Housing Reporter Matt Levin looks at how renters fared in the current legislative session: what bills were discussed, which ones died and what survived.

KPBS Staff

Sacramento Needs 63,000 New Rental Units, Housing Nonprofit Says

May 22, 2019 | Bob Moffitt

The county’s affordable housing shortage has increased, according to a new study by the California Housing Partnership. Advocates are pushing for more money from local governments.

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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.