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Dorothy Lantto sits in her Stanley, N.D., apartment, an affordable home she found after wrestling with increasing rent and cramped spaces for years. Kile Brewer Forum News Service

Oil boom causes high prices, housing shortage in Stanley


STANLEY, N.D. — For Dorothy Lantto, the price is finally right.

Lantto, 69, of Stanley, sat watching “The Price is Right,” a popular TV game show, in her new income-based one-bedroom apartment at Southside Apartments, which is where she has been since May 1 thanks to the help of Mountrail County Social Services.

“I cannot complain one iota about what I pay here,” Lantto said recently.

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