Least affordable place for tech workers? Silicon Valley

Pinto believes the spread of remote work will only accelerate migration from the Bay Area. With new workplace flexibilities, tech workers have a choice between high-cost regions near their offices and low-cost regions with bigger houses and remote work. — 123rf.com

Techies flock to Silicon Valley for jobs, weather, great food, art and nightlife, but for some one thing is missing: a home they can afford.

Despite high salaries and world-class amenities, San Jose is the least affordable place for tech workers to buy a home. A new analysis by the American Enterprise Institute found the typical tech worker and his or her partner – with two incomes totaling US$200,000 (RM809,100) – can afford just 12% of the homes for sale in the San Jose metro area.

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