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New report shows San Diegans need to earn close to $48 per hour to afford average rent

May 9, 2024

Whether you’re looking to buy or rent you know the prices in San Diego aren’t what anyone would consider affordable. And a new study shows all but the highest income earning San Diegans are struggling right now.

It seems like every few weeks, NBC 7 is covering the groundbreaking of an affordable housing complex like The Cuatro in City Heights or a complex already open like ShoreLINE in Grantville.

However, according to a new report by The California Housing Partnership, San Diego County is roughly 135,000 affordable units short, and we aren’t even close to getting caught up.