12:43am

Tue May 22, 2012
Economy/Labor/Biz

Today on Your Call: What is the future of affordable housing?

 On today's Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about efforts to build more affordable housing in the Bay Area and Northern California. According to the National Low Income Coalition, San Francisco is the most expensive place in the country for renters. Rents are also rising in the East Bay, Santa Clara, and San Mateo counties. Why are rents going up? How is this changing these areas? How affordable is your rent? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

Guests:

Gloria Bruce, deputy director of East Bay Housing Organizations

Peter Cohen, executive director of the San Francisco Council of Community Housing Organizations

Web Resources:

National Low Income Housing Coalition: New Report Reveals Renting Out of Reach for America's Workers

Aaron Sankin, Huffington Post: San Francisco Rents The Highest Of Any City In Country 

East Bay Housing Organizations Home

The Council of Community Housing Organizations 

Joel John Roberts, Huffington Post: Will California Act to Create More Affordable Housing?

The Grio: George Lucas gambles on affordable housing

SF Chronicle: Mary Murtagh has a passion for affordable housing

Wall Street Journal: San Francisco's Pursuit of Tech Spurs Questions

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