04/23/2018

News

Report: California needs to address housing crisis to meet long-term climate change goals

California’s economy grew robustly during the past decade even as state-imposed environmental standards to combat climate-change helped lower greenhouse gas emissions. But authors of a report released Tuesday cautioned that the future might not be so rosy: They found that transportation-related emissions have begun to rise due in part to longer commute times for California workers who can’t afford to live in the cities where they work. The report cautioned that the affordable housing issue must be addressed by policymakers for the state to meet its ambitious longer term emissions goals.

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Single-family home rents rise to $2,548 in LA County, $1,729 in Inland Empire

Now, a new report shows that rents have been rising even faster for houses, which are preferred by families and others seeking a bit more living space.

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