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  • Lack of workers stymies new home construction

    The number of new homes being built in the Sacramento region has increased significantly since last decade's market collapse. But for the first time in 40 years, there doesn't appear to be a construction boom on the horizon. A lack of skilled workers is one limit on housing growth.

The number of new homes being built in the Sacramento region has increased significantly since last decade's market collapse. But for the first time in 40 years, there doesn't appear to be a construction boom on the horizon. A lack of skilled workers is one limit on housing growth. Randy Pench The Sacramento Bee
The number of new homes being built in the Sacramento region has increased significantly since last decade's market collapse. But for the first time in 40 years, there doesn't appear to be a construction boom on the horizon. A lack of skilled workers is one limit on housing growth. Randy Pench The Sacramento Bee

One key to affordable housing crisis? Pay construction workers a living wage.

August 21, 2017 1:00 PM

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