Housing Costs Rising In California

WSJ examines impact of housing costs of 10 cities in California on salary and recruitment efforts by businesses.

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June 21, 2000, 11:45 AM PDT

By Chris Steins @urbaninsight


Skyrocketing housing costs in California are impacting businesses' ability to hire and retain workers, and are raising questions about the state's competitiveness. What are the highest cost cities? Prices for a 2,200-square-foot, four-bedroom, 2.5-bathroom home in a middle-income neighborhood: San Jose(#1)-$708,600; San Francisco(#2)-$567,400; Los Angeles(#5)-$326,300; San Diego(#7)-$312,300.

Thanks to Chris Steins

Wednesday, June 21, 2000 in Wall St. Journal

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