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The availability of affordable housing was a recurring theme. Eve Garrow, a policy analyst focusing on homelessness for the ACLU of Southern California, remarked on the difficulty in obtaining housing: “If you are lucky enough to get on a waiting list, you will wait between four and eight years to get to the top of that list and obtain affordable housing.”

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http://www.scpr.org/events/2016/06/15/1970/homeless-in-the-oc/

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