Can State Money Solve California's Housing Crisis?

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Governor Jerry Brown says he and his fellow Democrats in Sacramento have come up with a new state budget for the upcoming fiscal year. There’s additional money for child care and early learning programs. But the star of the proposed spending plan is roughly $400 (M) million for low-income housing. Can the State House spend its way out of rising housing prices and rent costs, while wages remain relatively stagnant?

Credits

Guests:
Liam Dillon - LA Times reporter covering housing affordability - @dillonliam, Ben Bradford - Reporter - @JBenBradford

Host:
Steve Chiotakis

Producer:
Benjamin Gottlieb