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Is Tijuana a viable housing alternative for San Diegans?

Phillip Molnar, SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE

Friday, October 7, 2016

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Kelly Cunningham, National University System

YES: With 14 out of the nation’s 15 least affordable housing markets located in California, including San Diego at 10th, housing costs continue to rise ever higher. Somewhat less expensive housing options for San Diegans require driving 1 to 2 hours to Riverside or Imperial County, but time and commute costs are significant factors as well. Tijuana is the only reasonably close affordable housing option left. The SENTRI (Secure Electronic Network for Travelers Rapid Inspection) program can significantly help shorten border crossing times.