San Francisco Plans $200 Million of Bonds to Ease Housing Crunch

San Francisco will be the least affordable housing market in the U.S. this year, with 72 percent of median income needed to pay a 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage, according to a forecast by realtor.com.

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San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee will seek voter approval for the first housing bond since 1996 as his city becomes the least affordable U.S. housing market and uproar grows about gentrification fueled by the technology boom.

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