By Jill Cowan : nytimes – excerpt I recently wrote about how California can feel like home to almost anyone. But even if it feels like home, it’s increasingly tough to afford living in the state. Scott Wiener, a state senator from San Francisco, says he’s trying to fix that. He’s the legislator behind a … More California lawmaker Scott Wiener says he ‘Took to Heart’ Housing Bill Criticism
By Katy Murphy : mercurynews – excerpt State lawmakers are desperate to address a statewide problem that has been decades in the making. Amid a housing crisis that is displacing the poor and forcing millennials and countless others to look outside the Bay Area to live, all eyes turned this week to the tiny Peninsula … More Housing crisis: Will California force its cities to OK more building?