Southern California lacks 759,000 affordable homes, report says

Fewer than a third of low-income families have access to housing they can afford in Southern California, a housing advocacy group reported Tuesday, May 21.

The report shows a shortfall of nearly 759,000 units affordable to low-income renters in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino counties as of 2017, according to the California Housing Partnership, a state-created nonprofit dedicated to promoting affordable housing.