Dontay Jones, shown here in February, lived for months under Wake County's guardianship in a house east of downtown. A city housing inspector found the building to be substandard and lacking proper heat in November, but the housing case still was unresolved three months later. Jones and his roommate are wards of the county due to mental illness.
Dontay Jones, shown here in February, lived for months under Wake County's guardianship in a house east of downtown. A city housing inspector found the building to be substandard and lacking proper heat in November, but the housing case still was unresolved three months later. Jones and his roommate are wards of the county due to mental illness. TRAVIS LONG tlong@newsobserver.com
Dontay Jones, shown here in February, lived for months under Wake County's guardianship in a house east of downtown. A city housing inspector found the building to be substandard and lacking proper heat in November, but the housing case still was unresolved three months later. Jones and his roommate are wards of the county due to mental illness. TRAVIS LONG tlong@newsobserver.com

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