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The housing affordability crisis in Los Angeles is getting worse. Home prices and rental rates are the most unaffordable in the country, according to William Yu, an economist at the UCLA Anderson Forecast. The Anderson Forecast recently released its economic outlook for California, and Yu, one of the economists who worked on the report, found that that Los Angeles has the highest income to price—both home and rental prices—ratio in the country. To find out more about the housing affordability crisis and the economic impacts, we sat down with Yu for an exclusive interview.