The cost of living index of Chicago Metro Area (IL-IN-WI) was 104 for all in 2016. The cost of living index of San Diego Metro Area (CA) was 116 for all in 2016.

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The cost of living index measures the difference in the price levels of goods and services across regions. The average cost of living index in the U.S. is 100, with higher values corresponding to costlier goods and services. Data is available for U.S. states and metropolitan areas.

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Economy and Cost of Living Datasets Involving San Diego Metro Area (CA) or Chicago Metro Area (IL-IN-WI)

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    San Diego County

    data.debtwatch.treasurer.ca.gov | Last Updated 2019-06-25T21:11:58.000Z

    The principal amounts, sale dates, interest rates, terms, purposes, ratings, costs of issuance, financing team participants, issuance documents, and annual reporting (if applicable), among 67 other data points required under California Government Code section 8855, of the various types of debt issued by all local government agencies in San Diego County.

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    Affordable Rental Housing Developments

    data.cityofchicago.org | Last Updated 2019-07-12T20:59:26.000Z

    The rental housing developments listed below are among the thousands of affordable units that are supported by City of Chicago programs to maintain affordability in local neighborhoods. The list is updated periodically when construction is completed for new projects or when the compliance period for older projects expire, typically after 30 years. The list is provided as a courtesy to the public. It does not include every City-assisted affordable housing unit that may be available for rent, nor does it include the hundreds of thousands of naturally occurring affordable housing units located throughout Chicago without City subsidies. For information on rents, income requirements and availability for the projects listed, contact each property directly. For information on other affordable rental properties in Chicago and Illinois, call (877) 428-8844, or visit www.ILHousingSearch.org.

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    Housing Affordability Index- California and San Mateo County

    performance.smcgov.org | Last Updated 2016-07-27T18:20:08.000Z

    URL, CA Association of Realtors,

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    Income Limits for Housing Assistance

    datahub.smcgov.org | Last Updated 2016-06-06T20:32:02.000Z

    This dataset contains income limits per household size for housing assistance in San Mateo County. These limits are established by the County Housing Department, the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the State of California. In order to qualify, your household must not exceed the income limit that corresponds to the family size (number of residents) of your household. Due to reporting changes required by the State of California and HUD, users are strongly encouraged to review notes and documentation for each year's data by downloading the appropriate report from the San Mateo County Housing Department site: http://housing.smcgov.org/income-and-rent-limits

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    San Francisco Buildings

    data.opendatanetwork.com | Last Updated 2019-02-16T00:21:31.000Z

    Buildings data from San Francisco, CA USA revision date 10/4/2013 housefacts data standard v1.2

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    San Bernardino County

    data.debtwatch.treasurer.ca.gov | Last Updated 2019-06-25T21:11:48.000Z

    The principal amounts, sale dates, interest rates, terms, purposes, ratings, costs of issuance, financing team participants, issuance documents, and annual reporting (if applicable), among 67 other data points required under California Government Code section 8855, of the various types of debt issued by all local government agencies in San Bernardino County.

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    Public Health Statistics- Selected public health indicators by Chicago community area

    data.cityofchicago.org | Last Updated 2015-05-03T04:00:39.000Z

    This dataset contains a selection of 27 indicators of public health significance by Chicago community area, with the most updated information available. The indicators are rates, percents, or other measures related to natality, mortality, infectious disease, lead poisoning, and economic status. See the full description at https://data.cityofchicago.org/api/assets/2107948F-357D-4ED7-ACC2-2E9266BBFFA2.

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    San Francisco County

    data.debtwatch.treasurer.ca.gov | Last Updated 2019-06-25T21:12:07.000Z

    The principal amounts, sale dates, interest rates, terms, purposes, ratings, costs of issuance, financing team participants, issuance documents, and annual reporting (if applicable), among 67 other data points required under California Government Code section 8855, of the various types of debt issued by all local government agencies in San Francisco County.

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    San Mateo County

    data.debtwatch.treasurer.ca.gov | Last Updated 2019-06-25T21:12:36.000Z

    The principal amounts, sale dates, interest rates, terms, purposes, ratings, costs of issuance, financing team participants, issuance documents, and annual reporting (if applicable), among 67 other data points required under California Government Code section 8855, of the various types of debt issued by all local government agencies in San Mateo County.

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    San Francisco Building Inspections

    data.opendatanetwork.com | Last Updated 2018-02-28T23:56:58.000Z

    Building and Inspection data from San Francisco, CA USA revision date 10/4/2013 housefacts data standard v1.2