In Fresno and the Valley, payday lenders cluster in low-income areas. The Trump administration plans to dump anticipated rules planned during Obama administration requiring assessing ability to repay loans.
Among mid-sized U.S. cities, Fresno’s apartment rents were among the fastest growing in 2018. Rents here are still lower than many California cities - but just how “affordable” are they for local families?
National study suggests Fresno and the San Joaquin Valley have a greater share of job tasks that could potentially be taken over by automation than much of the rest of California, over the next decade or so.
Utility provider PG&E assures customers that Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection over wildfire liability won’t affect rate payers, but it could shrink or delay tax payments to California counties and cities.
Employers in Fresno, Madera, Merced, Kings, Tulare, Stanislaus, San Joaquin and Kern counties laid off almost 7,600 workers in 2018. More job loss is expected in 2019. But other gains made up for the losses.
Apartment rents in Fresno, California, rose by almost 6 percent since 2017, climbing to an average of $1,047 per month according to a new nationwide analysis from RENTCafe. But they’re still among the lowest in the state.
The California Air Resources Board will get more than $813 million from a Nov. 14 auction of pollution allowances for its cap-and-trade program. And some of that funding goes to the state’s High-Speed Rail Authority.
With new-home prices on the rise, older homes remain in demand in many markets – not only as starter homes for families, but as investment opportunities for would-be “flippers” anxious to fix ‘em and turn a tidy profit.