Rent control advocates with the Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment chant in support of repealing the Costa Hawkins housing act outside at joint Senate and Assembly hearing on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 in Sacramento.
Recent homebuyer Marie Diaz inspects her new home in El Dorado Hills on Wednesday, June 13, 2018. Diaz is one of many who are selling their Bay Area homes for more affordable homes in the Sacramento area.
Union leader Margarita Maldonado talks about the challenges her mother – a divorced waitress with four kids – faced to make ends meet in the ’70s, and how much harder it would be with today’s housing costs. She's pushing for a rent control ordinance.
The historic Didion house, nicknamed for the author Joan Didion, brings out the curious during an open house. Over 200 people toured the home, listed for $1.75 million, where the Didon family lived on June 3, 2018.
Some of California's top candidates for governor, including Gavin Newsom, Antonio Villaraigosa, Amanda Renteria and Travis Allen, talk about the need for affordable housing in California and their strategies for achieving the goal.