By Tyler Durden | 3 August 2019
ZERO HEDGE — Orange County, California, like much of the state, has seen tremendous house price gains since the great recession. Over time, residents who had access to cheap credit could afford to live in the county, resulting in a significant gap between the rich and poor.
A new 149-page report from Orange County’s 2019 homeless Point In Time Count published on July 30 to the Board of Supervisors, sheds more light into the expanding wealth gap that has left the county with a homelessness crisis, reported Orange County Register.
According to the report, 6,860 people were counted as homeless in Orange County in January, up 43% from two years earlier. […]