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Priced out: Neil Hutchinson was shocked when the rent on his North Beach apartment increased from $1,800 a month to $8,000 — making it one of the largest rent hikes in San Francisco. He appealed the increase to the San Francisco Rent Board, but in the meantime, his landlord is trying to evict him. “I honestly don’t know what I’m going to do. I’m struggling here,” Hutchinson said. SFGate
Miles from home: Would you commute 120 miles a day if it meant you could live someplace affordable? That’s the trade-off many employees inOrange County are making as they move out east of Riverside. “Most people were like, ‘There’s no way I’d do that,’” said Dave Miller, an auto maintenance supervisor who was able to buy a house in Moreno Valley for $285,000. Orange County Register