Construction workers work on the Ice Blocks project, which will bring 150 units of high-density housing to the midtown area of Sacramento. A new state study says California needs to build 180,000 new housing units each year to keep pace with the state’s growing population.
Construction workers work on the Ice Blocks project, which will bring 150 units of high-density housing to the midtown area of Sacramento. A new state study says California needs to build 180,000 new housing units each year to keep pace with the state’s growing population. Paul Kitagaki Jr. pkitagaki@sacbee.com
Construction workers work on the Ice Blocks project, which will bring 150 units of high-density housing to the midtown area of Sacramento. A new state study says California needs to build 180,000 new housing units each year to keep pace with the state’s growing population. Paul Kitagaki Jr. pkitagaki@sacbee.com
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Feel-good efforts won’t solve California’s housing crisis

January 23, 2017 12:01 AM

UPDATED January 23, 2017 08:24 AM

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