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Watchdog wants more accountability in Modesto-area efforts to reduce homelessness

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While commending the efforts of government and others in Stanislaus County to take on the complex and challenging problem of homelessness, a government watchdog says despite spending huge amounts of money, homelessness continues to grow.

The Stanislaus County Civil Grand Jury also reports that it is hard to evaluate the coordination, effectiveness and accountability of these efforts because they are fragmented and there is not enough accountability in how effectively the money is being spent.

The grand jury’s investigation of the efforts to reduce homelessness are detailed in its 2021-22 report.

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California program to help prospective homeowners with down payment

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(KRON) – California will soon be rolling out a program that will help citizens pay for down payments. According to Zillow, the average house price as of Thursday in San Francisco is $1.4 million, and the surrounding Bay Area is not much cheaper.

“Plenty of clients who I would love to work with, who cannot come up with that down payment, do not have the family members who can help them, dying to get out of their rentals, but that is the stuck point… the down payment,” said Alexandra Stein with Corcoran Global Living.

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KB Home Announces the Grand Opening of Les Chateaux, Its Latest New-Home Community in Turlock, California

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KB Home announces the grand opening of Les Chateaux, its latest new-home community in Turlock, California. (Photo: Business Wire)

TURLOCK, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--KB Home (NYSE: KBH) today announced the grand opening of Les Chateaux, the homebuilder’s newest community of ranch-style homes situated in the charming city of Turlock, California. The new neighborhood is located on East Tuolumne Road just off Highway 99, providing easy access to downtown Turlock, Modesto and the Central Valley’s major employment centers. The new community is close to shopping, dining and entertainment as well as several parks for family friendly activities. Les Chateaux is also just a short drive to the Sierra Nevada Mountains and Yosemite National Park, which offer year-round outdoor recreation.

The desirable new homes at Les Chateaux showcase attractive design characteristics like spacious kitchens overlooking large great rooms, expansive bedroom suites with walk-in closets, and ample storage space. The community’s single-story floor plans include up to six bedrooms and four baths, and range in size from approximately 1,700 to 2,900 square feet. The new community is also zoned for the Denair Unified School District.

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