In Favor Of Affordable Housing; Just Not Here

A small neighborhood school, or housing where teachers and other helping professionals can afford to live? Hard choices in suburban D.C.

The 10 acre site of an older neighborhood school serving 250 students could provide the most space for proposed affordable housing in Montgomery County, MD. "Montgomery's attempt to require developers to add affordable units to their projects has had only a minimal impact, so the county has moved to the next idea: build middle-income housing on public land. But that, too, entails endless wrangling with angry neighbors."

Thanks to CollegeTownLife

Full Story: Good Intentions Often Falter When It's Time to Build

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