Oregon state economist Josh Lehner published a report on the last day of 2019 titled “Economic Trends of the 2010s.” In the report, he concluded that housing construction during the last decade reached a record low despite the state’s prevalent housing shortage.
The Affordable Housing Finance editorial advisory board recently weighed in on major factors that are likely to influence the industry in 2020. They cited five key indicators to watch in the coming year …
Self-Help Enterprises hosted a ribbon cutting for the Stan Keasling Community Center on Friday in Oildale. The center, named for Rural Community Assistance Corporation’s (RCAC) Chief Executive Officer Stan Keasling, will provide resources for North Park Apartment residents.
At least three presidential hopefuls—former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro, along with Sens. Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA)–have presented detailed proposals that would encourage or pressure communities to create more affordable housing.
California’s chronic housing shortage is not only an urban problem. As more residents flee the cities in search of affordable housing, rising housing prices and stagnant wages follow them.