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How Housing Vouchers Can Help Address California’s Rental Crisis – Center on Budget & Policy Priorities

How Housing Vouchers Can Help Address California’s Rental Crisis SEPTEMBER 30, 2015 BY DOUGLAS RICE, EHREN DOHLER, AND ALICIA MAZZARA[1] California’s severe shortage of affordable housing has hit low-income renters particularly hard.  Nearly 1.6 million low-income California renter households paid more than half of their income for housing in 2013, and this number has risen 28 percent…