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Old Posted Mar 30, 2022, 3:04 PM
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Environmental Sabotage
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Location: San Francisco/ Los Angeles/ Tahoe
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Originally Posted by Reverberation View Post
Two reasons I see for this:
1) Quality of life. Strung out fentanyl addicts forming tent encampments in playgrounds don’t make for approachable and livable cities.
2) cost of living. On the west coast, it’s become too expensive too fast. Additionally, land entitlement is too costly and takes too long for meaningful increases in housing supply. More is made in entitlements, arbitrage, and impact fees than in actually building affordable market rate housing.
Actually it was pretty much just the pandemic. I left SF for Tahoe for 1 1/2 years because every thing was closed and like most who work downtown I had other options to ride out the pandemic Back in the City now.