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Housing

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

Stories related to: housing

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California Dream

Is California’s High Cost Of Housing Scaring Off Job Seekers?

May 24, 2018

California employers and job recruiters find it tough to lure out-of-state workers at a time when unemployment rates are falling and housing prices are rising.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

California Dream: The Cost Of Living In California

May 8, 2018

Why does it cost so much to live in California? CALmatters data reporter Matt Levin explains why housing costs are so high.

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Capitol Chat: Controversial Housing Bill Dies

April 19, 2018 | Cody Drabble

California lawmakers kill Scott Weiner's SB 827 after fierce debate.

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California Dream

The Takeaway From The Sudden Death Of California's Most Controversial Housing Bill In Years

April 18, 2018

The most controversial state housing bill in recent memory died with a pretty resounding thud.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

CALmatters Matt Levin On How SB 827 Could Change California Zoning Laws

April 9, 2018 | Cody Drabble

CALmatters data reporter Matt Levin explains the latest controversy over SB 827, which could drastically alter local zoning rules. He also shares his two-part series on whether real estate investment is driving up home prices.

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Sacramento Housing Affordability Continues To Decline

March 29, 2018 | Steve Milne

It's getting even harder to buy a home in Sacramento County. New data lend credence to one major cause: more people are moving to the area from higher-cost coastal markets.

Sacramento DA Helps Refugees Understand Legal Rights

March 13, 2018 | Steve Milne

Sacramento area crime could get worse if refugees are too afraid of law enforcement. That's the warning from the County District Attorney's Office. The agency has launched a new program to educate immigrants called Understanding Your Rights.

ATTOM Data Solutions

Flipping Homes In Sacramento On The Decline, Study Says

March 8, 2018 | Steve Milne

The dwindling supply of low-priced homes in Sacramento means fewer properties are being purchased, fixed-up and then put back on the market within a 12-month period, known as flipping. About 2,200 homes were flipped in 2017, down 2 percent from 2016.

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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.