It's no secret that the cost of living in the Bay Area has drastically increased throughout the years, making it difficult for professionals to afford the hefty rent prices. To address this, Oakland launched a pilot program that provides teachers with affordable housing and other perks in efforts to attract more teachers to the area.
In addition to housing, teachers are also being offered additional support. According to KRON:
Options for teachers in the pilot program include subsidized housing, a financial stipend, free financial advising services, and small interest-free loans.
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