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Governor Jerry Brown has signed a package of 15 bills intended to drive down California's high housing costs... but not without throwing a little shade at the people who worked to get the measures to his desk.  Capital Public Radio's Ben Adler reports on Friday's signing ceremony.

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California's exorbitant housing costs are driving more than half of registered voters to consider moving - and a quarter of them to look at leaving the state.  Capital Public Radio's Ben Adler reports on a new poll out today (Tuesday) from U-C Berkeley.

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California lawmakers could today (Friday) take the first steps toward passing a package of bills that seek to reduce the state's soaring housing costs.  As Capital Public Radio's Ben Adler reports, up to a dozen different housing bills could come up for votes. 

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Although Governor Jerry Brown and Democratic legislative leaders have reached agreement on three key bills that seek to reduce California's high housing costs, they're still working to flesh out the rest of the package.  As  Capital Public Radio's Ben Adler reports, the biggest sticking point is an issue called "inclusionary housing."

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Governor Jerry Brown and legislative Democrats are nearing a deal on bills they hope will address California's housing affordability crisis.  But it's still not clear that all three main parts of the deal have enough votes to pass.  Capital Public Radio's Ben Adler reports.

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This could finally be the week that Governor Jerry Brown and California lawmakers begin to address the state's housing affordability crisis.  Or, maybe not.  Capital Public Radio's Ben Adler has an update from the state Capitol on where the negotiations stand.

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California lawmakers are weighing several ideas to encourage -- or force -- cities and counties to speed up the approval process for housing projects.  As Capital Public Radio's Ben Adler reports, the proposals are part of negotiations between Governor Jerry Brown and Democratic legislative leaders to address California's high housing costs.

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California lawmakers are on summer recess right now - but a major piece of unfinished business awaits their return later this month.  While they're away, Governor Jerry Brown and Democratic legislative leaders are negotiating a package of bills to address the state's housing crisis.  Capital Public Radio's Ben Adler reports.

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Housing advocates are cheering a deal reached between Governor Jerry Brown and Democratic lawmakers to work on an affordable housing plan.  Capital Public Radio's Sally Schilling reports.

California lawmakers attempting to address the state's housing crisis are taking two approaches. They're passing bills to subsidize housing for low income residents and looking to encourage more building. Here's more from Ben Bradford at Capital Public Radio.

California has the most expensive real estate markets in the U. S., while state funds for affordable housing have largely dried up.  A new proposal passed the state senate Thursday that may provide a new source. Capital Public Radio's Ben Bradford reports.

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California lawmakers have moved forward several bills designed to address the state's lack of affordable housing.  Capital Public Radio's Amy Quinton reports.

Democrats in the state Legislature are turning their attention to the issue of affordable housing in California.  Capital Public Radio's Daniel Potter reports it's their new focus, after passing a transportation funding bill earlier this month.

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Some say millennials will never put down roots.  That they're uninspired to enter the housing market.  Capital Public Radio's PolitiFact reporter Chris Nichols looked into what's fact and what's fiction about millennials and home ownership.

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More than two-thirds of Californians can't afford to buy a median-priced home in the state.  More from KVCR's Ken Vincent.

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Is housing so expensive in California that even state lawmakers are priced out?  An Inland Empire legislator, California Assembly Republican Leader Chad Mayes of Yucca Valley recently made this assertion at a forum in Sacramento.  Capital Public Radio's PolitiFact reporter Chris Nichols checked out this eye-opening claim.

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The first phase of a big housing redevelopment project in San Bernardino gets a ribbon-cutting today.  More from KVCR's Ken Vincent.

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Inspired by one of the latest trends in home design, a coalition led by a Murrieta woman is taking a new look at solving homelessness.  The group's proposal:  tiny houses - homes between 100 and 400 square feet.  KVCR's Matt Guilhem has more.

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A new report out from real estate website Apartment List finds California has some of the highest rents in the country.  As KVCR's Matt Guilhem reports, rents are up both across the state and here in the Inland Empire.

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A veteran's housing project located at March Air Reserve Base has won a $6.1-million dollar grant to expand services and to add additional housing units to serve more veterans.  KVCR's Ken Vincent has more in a story from City News Service.

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A court ruling yesterday (Monday) gives cities and counties broad authority to require affordable housing within new home developments.  Capital Public Radio's Katie Orr reports.

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Some elected Democrats in California are pushing for the creation of a new revenue stream to pay for affordable housing projects in the state.  And how those projects get built may affect the broader housing market.  Capital Public Radio's Katie Orr reports.