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Don’t forget the housing crisis

Another persistent problem plaguing California: its affordable housing crisis. Of the more than 1 million renters who make less than 30% of the statewide area median income, none can afford average asking rent in any of California’s 58 counties — and those making less than 50% of the area median income can afford rent in only three counties, according to a new report from the California Housing Partnership, an affordable housing nonprofit based in San Francisco.