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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.