Construction crews work on a residential apartment building at Fulton and San Joaquin Street in downtown Fresno in this 2013 file photo. A new report released in May 2018 indicates that a housing shortage is driving up home prices and rents, making it more difficult for low- and moderate-income working families to afford homes.
Construction crews work on a residential apartment building at Fulton and San Joaquin Street in downtown Fresno in this 2013 file photo. A new report released in May 2018 indicates that a housing shortage is driving up home prices and rents, making it more difficult for low- and moderate-income working families to afford homes. Craig Kohlruss Fresno Bee file photo
Construction crews work on a residential apartment building at Fulton and San Joaquin Street in downtown Fresno in this 2013 file photo. A new report released in May 2018 indicates that a housing shortage is driving up home prices and rents, making it more difficult for low- and moderate-income working families to afford homes. Craig Kohlruss Fresno Bee file photo

Housing in the Valley costs less than Bay Area and SoCal. That doesn't mean it's cheap

May 04, 2018 04:18 PM