California already is one of the most expensive states to live in, but housing analysts say that residents there—in particular, renters—will likely face even higher costs in the near future.
By September, California’s water agencies will decide whether to approve plans to pump billions of gallons of water through the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta to the Bay Area, Southern California and the state’s productive farm regions.
In most U.S. counties, a worker needs to earn almost three times the $7.25 federal minimum hourly wage in order to afford a modest two-bedroom apartment.
While Californians are fond of locally grown produce, communities around the state are increasingly filing lawsuits to keep farmworkers from living near the fields where they work.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development stands to lose billions of dollars if Congress passes President Donald Trump’s proposed budget…