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Lancaster tops county in empty homes

LANCASTER – Home foreclosures and hard times have hit neighborhoods across California, but new numbers from the U.S. Postal Service and Census Bureau show Lancaster has a higher percentage of vacant houses and apartments than the rest of Southern California and Los Angeles County. In the first quarter of 2009, 3.16% of residences in Lancaster and nearby unincorporated areas were vacant. In Southern California as a whole, only half that many – 1.58% – are vacant. For the full story click here

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