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River Bend Place in Ontario opens with a waiting list of tenants

ONTARIO - When the former Presbyterian Community Care Center closed its doors, 56 new ones opened.On Friday, Northwest Housing Alternatives hosted the grand opening for River Bend Place, the new Ontario affordable housing development. Housing advocates, elected officials, and community members gathered in the blue and orange breezeway of the new housing complex. The breezeway looked out onto a freshly landscaped courtyard, surrounded by doorways.

“Housing is a tremendous issue throughout my district,” said state Sen. Lynn Findley, R-Vale, during his speech at the grand opening. Findley thanked the city of Ontario and Northwest Housing Alternatives . . .