‘Dirty secret’

Mental illness addiction and the release of thousands of prisoners all undoubtedly contribute to the current California homeless situation, but the core of the problem is supply and demand.
The Golden State has a 3.5-million unit dwelling deficit, and last year constructed just 125,000 new homes.
California’s dirty little secret is that its housing shortage, and the homeless crisis it created, persist because every current California homeowner and most politicians have a vested interest in maint...

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