Locals Kill Low-Income Housing, Want Park Instead

In Frisco, Texas, locals fought a non-profit that wanted to build a 200 low-income apartment building near Bicentennial Park.

Versa Development hoped to build the project with some funding from the Texas Housing Tax Credit program.

"The project, along with another low-income housing proposal, generated crowds of protest at a February City Council meeting. Neighbors said a three-story apartment complex wasn't in keeping with the neighborhood of single-family homes. They raised concerns about everything from traffic congestion to higher crime."

Full Story: Frisco property proposed for low-income housing to become parkland instead

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