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We want to hear from you: How has the cost of living in San Diego impacted your life?

June 17, 2024

On average, a single person in San Diego County needs to make $47.67 an hour to afford the average monthly rent. That’s according to a report released last month by the San Diego Housing Federation and the California Housing Partnership.

The report also found that the county has a shortage of more than 134,500 homes for low-income renters.

Meanwhile, CalFresh enrollment broke records in San Diego County earlier this month. According to Feeding America, around 10% of San Diego County residents feel the impact of food insecurity.