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We ‘have to do more’: Californians poised to say yes on dozens of housing, homeless measures

When it came to homelessness and housing affordability this election, California voters sent a clear message to local governments Tuesday in more than 50 ballot measures: do more…

…California renters need to earn nearly three times the state minimum wage to afford average rent prices, according to the nonprofit California Housing Partnership. The state ramped up housing production in recent years, but the group estimates construction remains far below the 120,000 annual affordable units needed to meet demand.