• Farm-rich Salinas exemplifies California's housing struggles

    1 month ago - By My Sanantonio

    SALINAS, Calif. - Middle-school English teacher Maryam Powers doesn't take vacations. To earn additional money, she picks up an extra period of teaching when she can and mentors new hires. But to afford the mortgage on a $330,000 three-bedroom home she purchased in Salinas in 2015, Powers still must rent out the master bedroom for $800 a month.
    "I work, work, work, work, work. I take every extra pay job I can do, and I never quite get ahead," said Powers, who shares the home with her boyfriend and their two young children.
    Powers' family is reflective of many in this California city just...
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  • Farm-rich Salinas exemplifies California's housing struggles

    Farm-rich Salinas exemplifies California's housing struggles

    1 month ago - By The Seattle Times

    SALINAS, Calif. - Middle-school English teacher Maryam Powers doesn't take vacations. To earn additional money, she picks up an extra period of teaching when she can and mentors new hires. But to afford the mortgage on a $330,000 three-bedroom home she purchased in Salinas in 2015, Powers still must rent out the master bedroom...
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  • Farm-rich Salinas exemplifies California's housing struggles

    Farm-rich Salinas exemplifies California's housing struggles

    1 month ago - By The Seattle Times

    SALINAS, Calif. - Middle-school English teacher Maryam Powers doesn't take vacations. To earn additional money, she picks up an extra period of teaching when she can and mentors new hires. But to afford the mortgage on a $330,000 three-bedroom home she purchased in Salinas in 2015, Powers still must rent out the master bedroom...
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  • Farm-rich Salinas exemplifies California's housing struggles

    1 month ago - By My Sanantonio

    SALINAS, Calif. - Middle-school English teacher Maryam Powers doesn't take vacations. To earn additional money, she picks up an extra period of teaching when she can and mentors new hires. But to afford the mortgage on a $330,000 three-bedroom home she purchased in Salinas in 2015, Powers still must rent out the master bedroom for $800 a month.
    "I work, work, work, work, work. I take every extra pay job I can do, and I never quite get ahead," said Powers, who shares the home with her boyfriend and their two young children.
    Powers' family is reflective of many in this California city just...
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  • Farm-rich Salinas exemplifies California's housing struggles

    1 month ago - By National Post

    SALINAS, Calif. - Middle-school English teacher Maryam Powers doesn't take vacations. To earn additional money, she picks up an extra period of teaching when she can and mentors new hires. But to afford the mortgage on a $330,000 three-bedroom home she purchased in Salinas in 2015, Powers still must rent out the master bedroom for $800 a month.
    “I work, work, work, work, work. I take every extra pay job I can do, and I never quite get ahead,” said Powers, who shares the home with her boyfriend and their two young children.
    Powers' family is reflective of many in this California city just...
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