How Average Income People Afford the High Housing Costs in California

It’s less complicated than you think

Hogan Torah
Coping with Capitalism
5 min readMay 9, 2024

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How do Californians afford the impossibly high rent in California? Simple. We can’t. Not the way we used to. Housing costs have skyrocketed. Our wages have risen but at a lower rate than housing costs pricing us out of the market.

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Hogan Torah
Coping with Capitalism

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