Robert Pearson

Santa Barbara Housing Authority

Executive Director of the Santa Barbara Housing Authority

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To understand Santa Barbara's current housing situation, you just need to look at the numbers: the median home price is around $1 million, the rental market is 99.5 percent full, and…

Priced Out: Santa Barbara's housing crisis

To understand Santa Barbara's current housing situation, you just need to look at the numbers: the median home price is around $1 million, the rental market is 99.5 percent full, and…

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