In a follow up to California’s High Housing Costs: Causes and Consequences, we offer additional evidence that facilitating more private housing development in the state’s coastal urban communities would help make housing more affordable for low-income Californians.
We discuss a recent National Association of Counties report on county economies.
We briefly review the data concerning possible overheating in the state's housing market.
A look at American Communtiy Survey data shows notable movement of lower-income households from California's expensive coastal metro areas to the state's inland metro regions.
This post looks at county-level trends in vacation homes across California.
We discuss one of the likely consequences of rising California housing costs: intergenerational differences in homeownership and housing costs.
Our office's 44-page report, videos, and infographics on one of the state's most significant economic issues, housing costs.
We provide data on housing markets in California communities outside of the state's major metro areas.
Since the early 2000s, median housing costs in California have increased faster than median incomes. During the last several years, though, the gap between these two has narrowed. This overall improvement is largely attributable to falling housing costs for homeowners, while the gap between renters' incomes and their housing costs continues to widen.