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Housing Leadership Council of San Mateo County works with communities and their leaders to produce and preserve quality affordable homes. 

New San Mateo County Data: Housing Shortfall Increases 14 Percent Since Last Year

New Reports Builds Case for Action
Key findings include:
  • When factoring for high housing costs, San Mateo County’s poverty rate more than doubles from 7.2 percent to 16.5 percent.
  • The County’s inflation-adjusted median rent increased 21 percent while median renter income declined 3% since 2000.
  • San Mateo County lost 83% of state and federal funding for affordable housing since 2008.

 
The San Mateo County Report can be viewed at http://bit.ly/2pMgG0w