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

Stories related to: housing

State Government

Many Californians Considering Moving Due To Housing Costs

September 19, 2017 | Ben Adler

California housing costs are driving more than half of registered voters to consider moving and a quarter of them to look at leaving the state, according to a new U.C. Berkeley poll.

Vanessa Nelson / Capital Public Radio

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Short Supply Drives The Affordable Housing Crunch

September 19, 2017 | Cody Drabble

A big part of the affordable housing crisis is that the demand is so much greater than the supply. Bernadette Austin from UC Davis Center for Regional Change and Tyrone Buckley from Housing California discuss the impact of new housing laws on supply.

The View From Here

S10 E8: Whatever It Takes

September 19, 2017

In the final episode of the Place and Privilege podcast, Cosmo Garvin examines Sacramento’s 10-year plan to end chronic homelessness. Hint: we’re in year 11.


Modesto's Home Flipping Rate Rises, Bucking National Trend

September 14, 2017 | Steve Milne

Modesto has one of the highest home flipping rates in the United States. Analysts say flippers like Modesto because it still has a lot of low-priced housing available.

Insight With Beth Ruyak

How Federal Housing Policy Segregated American Communities

September 12, 2017 | Cody Drabble

The housing crisis started with the public policies that created racially segregated communities. Reporter Cosmo Garvin spoke with Richard Rothstein about his book "The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America."

The View From Here

S10 E7: After Homelessness

September 12, 2017

Jessica Hodges and John Kraintz share their experiences and perspectives on being homeless and finding housing. They talk with Catherine Stifter about what needs to be done to support the thousands of people living without homes in Sacramento.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio / File

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Capitol Chat: Housing Legislation, Bail Reform

September 8, 2017 | Chris Remington

Sacramento Bee reporter Alexei Kossoff reflects on affordable housing legislation and the fate of SB54 following President Trump’s recent decision on DACA.

State Government

Housing, Parks, Immigration Top Legislature's Agenda In Final Two Weeks

September 5, 2017 | Ben Adler

California lawmakers return to the Capitol Tuesday with just two weeks to go before they adjourn for the year.