Daily 49er

Long Beach housing crisis on the rise

Sarah Vehrs, Assistant News Editor

February 7, 2018

Filed under Campus, Long Beach, News, Today

As California’s economy continues to rise, the cost of living in Long Beach has steadily increased by 30 percent over the past three years. According to Housing Long Beach representative Benyamin Chao, in a major city where 60 percent of residents rent, this creates major problems for the community. According to Assembly Republican Leader Chad Mayes, poverty in California is the state’s number one issue because it ...