April 27, 2024

Fees and Lawsuits Fueling California's Housing Cost Crisis

California Insider

West Coast Land Use and Environment attorney Jennifer Hernandez spoke on a California Insider podcast episode about the costs fueling California's housing crisis. The episode explored how fees for traffic, sewer, electricity, transit and even public art can add up to hundreds of thousands of dollars per unit before factoring in land, construction and labor costs. Ms. Hernandez provided insights into how these fees make housing much more expensive in California compared to other states, even if the same materials are used in construction.

Duration: 51:16

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