California’s high housing costs and its impact on employment

Jun 19, 2018

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SAN FRANCISCO – JUNE 06: Rows of houses stand June 6, 2007 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images); Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

David Wagner | AirTalk®

Plenty of workers still move West each year for a new job in California.

But the state’s high cost of housing may be deterring many other job seekers from moving into the state. Business leaders up and down the state say California’s expensive housing makes it challenging to recruit new workers — and to keep existing employees here.

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With guest host Libby Denkmann. 


David Wagner, KPCC’s business reporter whose latest story looks at the impact of the state’s high housing costs on employment; he tweets @radiowagner

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