The first annual Affordability Report for California highlights trends in the affordability of households’ essential utility services, including energy, water, and communications. The report provides a geographically-focused approach to assess the affordability of utility services across California using these three metrics: affordability ratio (AR), hours at minimum wage (HM), and socioeconomic vulnerability index (SEVI). Read our Press Release.

For full report, related appendixes, and interactive maps, please see below:

2019 Annual Affordability Report