The article discusses the housing crisis in California and the increasing development of homes in high fire hazard severity zones. Developers are taking an interest in areas like Winchester, located 80 miles from Los Angeles, where thousands of homes are planned or already under construction. Despite the risk of wildfires, the demand for affordable housing is driving people to move inland. Riverside County, where Winchester is located, is experiencing significant population growth and an increase in homes in wildland-urban interface areas. The article highlights the convergence of California’s housing crisis and the increasing frequency and intensity of wildfires due to climate change.