Topic: Housing

Are Wealth Data Representative of Young Adults?

Code, publicly-available data, and figures for this post are available on this Github repository. Significant effort in the social sciences is spent on properly measuring economic well-being. Statistics covering income

Cost burden map

Young Adults and the Affordable Housing Crisis

The impacts of rising housing costs are particularly salient among young people in California. Young adults, especially Millennials, are more likely to rent and less likely to own a home than older generations. They have also experienced the largest percent increase in…

A Redesign of the California Renter’s Credit

Across California, nearly half of people are rent burdened with annual rents exceeding 40 percent of their post-tax income. The picture is bleaker for young people, who are disproportionately impacted by the state’s housing crisis. Not only are they living with…