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Sacramento Households Hit Hard by Evictions

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With pandemic-era renter protections ending and rents rising by close to 20 percent, renters in Sacramento are finding it harder to afford housing in the region…

…“According to an estimate from the California Housing Partnership, a person needs to earn at least $31.25 an hour — or more than twice the minimum wage — to afford the median rent of a two-bedroom home in Sacramento County without spending more than 30% of their pay on housing.” The article continues, “The city’s Tenant Protection Program, which the council adopted in 2019, prohibits landlords from raising rent more than 10%, annually, but does not apply to renters of single-family homes.”