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October 2, 2017

California to build 90,000 affordable rentals

  • The new legislation includes money to build housing and policies to speed up stalled construction.
  • SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — With one of the nation's most expensive cities as his backdrop, Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Friday aimed at tackling California's growing affordable housing crisis.

    More than a dozen bills make up the package Brown signed outside a San Francisco affordable housing complex. They include money to build more affordable housing and policies to speed up stalled construction. Lawmakers and advocates cheer the package as the most significant housing policy to come out of Sacramento in years.


     
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