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Google pledges $1B to tackle housing crunch it helped create

One year ago   |   By Star Tribune

Google is making a $1 billion commitment to address the soaring price of housing in the San Francisco Bay Area, a problem that the internet company and its Silicon Valley peers helped create as the technology industry hired tens of thousands of high-paid workers.
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Google Pledges $1 Billion to Ease Bay Area Housing Crisis

One year ago   |   By NY Times

Google is the latest technology company to address the housing problems caused by the tech industry's success.
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Google to spend $1 billion to build 20,000 homes in Bay Area

One year ago   |   By ABC

$1 BILLION PLEDGE: Google says it will spend $1 billion to build 15,000 homes and 5,000 affordable housing units in the Bay Area.
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Google to spend $1 billion to build 20,000 homes in Bay Area

One year ago   |   By ABC

$1 BILLION PLEDGE: Google says it will spend $1 billion to build 15,000 homes and 5,000 affordable housing units in the Bay Area.
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