Feelings About New Housing And Affordability In The Bay Area Vary By Age

April 7, 2017

While 70 percent of people between 18 and 39 in the San Francisco region are in favor of new housing in their neighborhoods, only 57 percent age 40 and older are okay with it, according to a new poll from the Bay Area Council.

The San Jose Mercury News reports that a different poll found that 40 percent of Bay Area residents, and 46 percent of Millennials, are considering moving elsewhere because of the high housing costs.

Sunday’s poll reveals that 80 percent of millennials say they are concerned about finding an affordable place to live, as opposed to 52 percent of those in the 40-64 age bracket and only 36 percent of those 65 and older.

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