population growth

Brown Signs Bills to Alleviate Affordable Housing Shortage; Mum on Population Growth

Brown and his entourage
Senate Pro Tem President Kevin de Leon Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti,
and others at Hunter’s Point, an impoverished, crime-ridden neighborhood
Sacramento legislator hopes to transform over the next decade into
an affordable housing units.

Here Come the Giga-Mansions; There Go California’s Magnificent Hillsides

so cal mansion
Home, Sweet, Home: 100,000-square-foot, $500 million monstrosity,
 latest Los Angeles trend. 

Frustrated New York Subway Riders Struggling with Over-Population Related Delays

NYC subway scene
75,000 subway delays monthly, overpopulation contributes to one-third of them.

Population Growth: Overlooked Cause of Astronomical Housing Costs in California

Telegraph Hill District of San Francisco
Astronomical:  the cost of housing in San Francisco
(Telegraph Hill District)

California Education System Overwhelmed, Can’t Keep up with Student Population Growth

CSU to end remedial English, math classes
CSU to end remedial English, math classes.

On World Population Day, Ignorance and Apathy Rule

July 11 is World Population Day. Originally conceived in 1989 by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), this global event aims to focus the world’s attention on the importance and urgency of population issues. It seeks to raise greater awareness of population, including its bearing on such vital topics as the environment, development, migration and sustainability.

New Report Underlines Link between Immigration and Unsustainable Population Growth

For Americans concerned about rapid, unsustainable population growth, a newly released Pew Research Center report confirms that immigration has been its primary driver. The Pew study supplements its earlier findings about immigration’s effect on population surges.

California’s Perpetual Population Growth Pressures Homebuilders

Citing regulatory barriers, high costs and fewer public resources, the California Department of Housing and Community Development reported earlier this year that the state isn’t keeping up with housing demand. Through the last 10 years, 80,000 new homes were built on average annually, in contrast to demand for 180,000 homes each year. If growth trends continue, 1.8 million new homes will be needed just by 2025.

New California Department of Finance Population Report Shows Growth Will Continue Unabated

The California Department of Finance released its latest population projections for the state. According to its press release, from 2016 to 2036, California will add 6.5 million people to its current 39.4 million populace. Furthermore, the state will hit 45 million by 2035, and 50 million during 2055.

Refugee Resettlement Policy Needs to Include Chain Migration Limits

Southern California Public Radio recently broadcast a story about the distribution of refugees resettled in California. Read the story which includes an audio interview with a CAPS representative here.

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