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Only 1 in 4 can afford an average home

May 2017, The Tribune, San Luis Obispo Article Only a quarter of San Luis Obispo County residents can afford a median-priced home on the Central Coast, according to a report issued by the Los Angeles-based California Association of Realtors. In the county in the first quarter of 2017, 26 percent of residents could afford a […]

The Housing Crisis Impact and Solutions

March 2017, 2017 SLO County Housing Summit San Luis Obispo County’s housing crisis has long stymied economic development and opportunity in the region, making it difficult for companies to hire, and painful for employees who cannot afford to live where they work, often forcing them to leave the area. “Everybody that we relocate here, probably […]

Affordable housing tough to find in SLO County, California

May 2017, The Tribune, San Luis Obispo Article It’s not easy being poor in San Luis Obispo County. Or even middle class, for that matter. High housing costs play a big role in the Central Coast’s unaffordability, as underscored by National Low Income Housing Coalition data released this week. Affordable rental housing — units that cost residents […]

SLO Council Appears to Favor Housing Project

July 2017, The Tribune, San Luis Obispo The proposed 580-home San Luis Ranch development off Madonna Road and Highway 101 in south San Luis Obispo may be headed to approval, judging from the comments of City Council members Wednesday night. In front of a packed audience at City Hall, the council generally supported the project that would […]