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Affordable Housing in Rancho Mission Viejo

Low-income housing. It is a sensitive and controversial topic for many reasons. Residents worry about crime, blight and other problems that they associate with “low-income” neighbors — whether or not such concerns are merited. Because low-income housing is often subsidized rental housing, homeowners wonder about whether the low-income renters are going to maintain their apartments [...]