New Report Examines the Bay Area's Broken Housing Market

The twin challenges of a housing shortage and low wage increases threaten the growth of the San Francisco Bay Area, according to a new report.

April 14, 2018, 1:00 PM PDT

By James Brasuell @CasualBrasuell


A new report by PolicyLink "presents new data and analyses that illustrate how rising rents and stagnant incomes are straining household budgets and stifling opportunity in the nine-county Bay Area, jeopardizing the region’s diversity, growth, and prosperity." 

"The report was developed as part of the Bay Area Equity Atlas, a partnership between PolicyLink, The San Francisco Foundation, and the Program for Environmental and Regional Equity at the University of Southern California (PERE)," according to the overview of the study.

Friday, April 13, 2018 in PolicyLink

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