Why is ‘Affordable Housing’ so Expensive to Build?

On a block dotted with blight and auto-related businesses, land at Blackstone and McKinley avenues in central Fresno soon could be transformed into an affordable housing complex. Most of the cost of the project would be taxpayer funded. As a result, the $38...

Where Did Your Pay Raise Go?

News Analysis By Drew Phelps Last week, the Fresno Bee reported some good news: Average income in Fresno County rose 2.5% from 2015 to 2016, making the average just above $40,000 for 2016. While the growth shown in the Bureau of Economic Analysis ...
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