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Santa Cruz County Housing Need Report 2021

The 2021 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Santa Cruz County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and LIHTC production/preservation. View the announcement


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Santa Cruz County Housing Need Report 2020

The 2020 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Santa Cruz County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and housing production/preservation.


Santa Cruz County Housing Need Report 2018

When factoring in high housing costs, Santa Cruz County’s poverty rate increases from 13.8 percent to 24.8 percent, one of the highest in the state. Read more about solutions to the housing emergency in Santa Cruz County.