In an article entitled “Teslas in the Trailer Park,” the New York Times explores how California politics are finally rejecting hardline stances against development. The median home price  in Mountain View has reached $1.4 million. Such a high number means that even the high-tech, well-paid employees are struggling. “Housing used to be about ‘them’ — like poverty or unemployment,” said Stephen Levy, director of the Center for Continuing Study of the California Economy. “But it has become so expensive in the Bay Area that housing now touches enough people to win elections.” Check out the article to learn more about the political ramifications of the current price heights.

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