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Disparities in Orange County housing a local disgrace – Ellie Kinnaird

An article in the Real Estate section on Aug. 7 provided a dramatic example of our own local income disparity and how it is reflected in our community housing. It featured a super-mansion in the style of a French chateau located on 35 acres in rural Orange County and selling for $2.25 million. Ironically, it was next to a column by Robert Dowling, executive director of the Community Home Trust, about the severe shortage of low-income housing in Orange County.

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Elliott Warnock ewarnock@newsobserver.com
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