Low-rise homes dot the landscape in San Francisco, June 26, 2017. A full-fledged housing crisis has gripped California, where the lack of affordable homes and apartments for middle-class families is severe. The median cost of a home here is now a staggering $500,000, twice the national cost. Homelessness is surging across the state. (Jim Wilson/The New York Times)
Low-rise homes dot the landscape in San Francisco, June 26, 2017. A full-fledged housing crisis has gripped California, where the lack of affordable homes and apartments for middle-class families is severe. The median cost of a home here is now a staggering $500,000, twice the national cost. Homelessness is surging across the state. (Jim Wilson/The New York Times) JIM WILSON NYT
Low-rise homes dot the landscape in San Francisco, June 26, 2017. A full-fledged housing crisis has gripped California, where the lack of affordable homes and apartments for middle-class families is severe. The median cost of a home here is now a staggering $500,000, twice the national cost. Homelessness is surging across the state. (Jim Wilson/The New York Times) JIM WILSON NYT

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