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Supes Celebrate New Pescadero Lofts


County supervisors celebrated last December’s opening of the Pescadero Lofts apartment complex in Isla Vista, which has housed 32 formerly homeless people. Impetus for the development came after a 2011 survey identified 114 homeless people in the community. The $9.7 million project ​— ​paid for with a combination of low-income housing tax credits and low-interest loans ​— ​offers part-time mental-health services and could in the future provide programs for drug abuse and job training.

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