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Making It in San Diego: What an affordable home in San Diego looks like

Posted at 2:30 PM, Sep 27, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-27 22:57:44-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- With the cost of housing rising every month in San Diego, one question arises: what can I actually afford?

According to the City of San Diego, the median household income for a family of four is $63,000.

Affordable housing for a low-income family would be a home priced under $225,000. The city defines a low-income family as a household earning up to 80 percent of the San Diego area median income. Not specified in that number is whether or not it includes a down payment. 

So what does that actually look like?

10News did some digging and found several listings for that price. That brings us to San Diego’s Stockton neighborhood.

On the 300 block of 34th Street sits a two bedroom, two bath apartment at a total of 912 square feet.

The apartment is listed for $225,000, or at the top of the budget. Click on the image below for a photo gallery of the property: 

Another property, located at 2750 Wheatstone Street is also listed for $225,000. This property has three bedrooms, two bathrooms all within 1,388 square feet.

The home also has a view of the canyon and pines. Click on the image below for more photos:

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