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Growing affordability crisis is focus of Southern California Housing Summit
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CA Fwd will join statewide group of homebuilders, planners, and Southern California officials to tackle the “cost of not housing” at regional gathering

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Growing affordability crisis is focus of Southern California Housing Summit
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Gathering of homebuilders, planners, and city officials will discuss the “cost of not housing” and strategies for building all types of housing near transit and jobs

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Part 4: Spend growing revenues on reducing growing cost drivers
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As increased revenues roll in, budgetmakers must keep in mind long-term pension and health care obligations that will continue to take up more and more precious resources for years to come.

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Part 3: Budget rules will drive where much of the extra money goes–but not how it will be spent
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Even if most of this year’s revenue windfall does go to California schools and the rainy day fund, the conversation should not be over. Part 3 in our “Boom, Bust, Repeat?” series.

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Part 2: This is a boom, and it should be treated as a boom
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…some of which will go bust. Next story in series covers some California history that shows why the state needs to smartly prepare the budget for the next recession.

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LAO Outlook analysis: Thinking smartly about our fiscal future
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California’s recent approval of Proposition 2 is already paying dividends, but long term revenue stability must still be addressed.

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LAO report presents optimistic outlook with warning
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Prop 2 paying dividends but long-term revenue needs addressing

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