The lack of affordable housing in the Monterey Bay area is not a new problem. So, the competition for rental units is fierce. This is having an impact on the workforce population, which is key to important industries on the Central Coast.
The Santa Cruz area is among a handful of California school districts considering creative solutions, including building affordable housing on school district property, to keep their teachers from leaving.
Pebble Beach is an expensive place to live. The gated-community also has resorts and golf courses. Many of the 1700 people who work for the Pebble Beach Company commute. But now, some of them won’t have to.