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Sept. 24, 2022

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Letter: Residents deserve easy access


As a home health professional, I have had an opportunity to interact on many occasions with the residents of Cascade Park Village located at 16500 S.E. First St. I don’t think that it is a stretch to say that this park is filled with vulnerable citizens of Clark County.

They have been sold a bill of goods by the park owner, who has raised rents to a point where many residents can no longer afford to live there … and by the state, which continues to allow park owners to take advantage of the ability to price gouge their property leasers, and now by the city planners whose salaries they pay.

Ryan Lopossa says “our assumption was folks understand what we’re doing” (“Southeast First Street median in Vancouver turns into nightmare,” The Columbian, Sept. 13). Mr. Lopossa, I’m sure you are old enough to know what “assume” means. These residents deserve easy access to their homes.

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