Land Use in California

Land Use in California

The Bay Area’s strong economy and weak housing growth have contributed to the region’s runaway housing costs, and home prices in the region are increasing faster than incomes. The Bay Area median home price is currently three times higher than the median price in nearby San Joaquin County. As a result, the Bay Area has begun outsourcing a portion of its housing obligations to the farthest reaches of the region, and even into the Central Valley.

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Micah Weinberg, PhD
Micah Weinberg, PhD
Economic Institute, President
Jeff Bellisario
Jeff Bellisario
Economic Institute, Vice President
Patrick Kallerman
Patrick Kallerman
Economic Institute, Research Manager

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