Sept. 29 -- Singer Grimes, former girlfriend of Elon Musk, took to Twitter on Wednesday to slam Texas's high housing prices.
She posted that she wouldn't have been able to buy a home in Austin that could accommodate her two children without the help of Musk, the father of her children. “ It's crazy that even a successful artist like me can't afford it. ”
Home prices in Austin, Texas, have been rising in recent years as remote work and low taxes have spurred new interest in the city. The average home price in the area was more than $820,000 in August, and the median was more than $570,000, according to the data.
For Musk, the amount of money may not be much, his Tesla stock fluctuations in a day, he could buy several houses.
But Grimes shares Musk's concerns about Austin housing prices. Last year, Musk was quoted as saying. Emergency & throughout; Has called for more affordable housing in the area as he looks to fill hundreds of jobs at Tesla and SpaceX.
And Mr. Musk has moved several of his companies to Texas, and his arrival appears to have helped drive home prices in the state.