The Economic Consequences of California’s Housing Crisis :: Fox&Hounds

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It’s time to add "teeth" to California’s housing element law. San Francisco construction (Photo Credit: Mike Linksvayer/Flickr) Originally published by Fox & Hounds. The LA Times recently published a couple of stories on June 29 and July 11 about the continuing housing crises and the supposed failure of California’s housing element law to avert that crises.

As part of this debate, it’s critical not to overlook the negative economic consequences that accompany such a massive scarcity of affordable housing. Not only has the lack of new home construction in California caused a substantial financial hardship on individuals renting or purchasing homes, but the state’s overall economy has suffered as well.