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  • Skyrocketing Rents in California Signal a Broader US Housing Crisis

    By Adam Hudson, Truthout | News Analysis

    (Image: Lauren Walker / Truthout; Adapted: Justin Brown, Damien Gadal)(Image: Lauren Walker / Truthout; Adapted: Justin Brown, Damien Gadal)

    As rents become increasingly unaffordable throughout the metropolitan US, activists are looking at housing solutions beyond mere rent control, such as community land trusts -- successfully implemented in Cleveland -- and government-owned mixed-income housing projects with 99-year leases, such as those found in Vienna, Austria and Singapore.

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