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13 thoughts on “Worker housing”
Really? Considering the greedy local filth called the County Commission and City Council are raiding the funds of property owners to give Avadim 900 grand in “incentives”, you have one hell of a non argument here. Stop taking the money of residents to fund the 1 percenters.
“Stop taking the money of residents to fund the 1 percenters.”
Wow! Never would have expected Lulz to join in on the “class warfare” of Occupy!
Wrong. Try crony capitalism.
City Council has no part in this. Want to retract that bit of your rant?
LOL, they have a big hand in the RAD and a certain brewer down there that has been given lots of “incentives”. By no means is council or city government clean. Why hell, Rivertop is out there washing sidewalks in the rain lulz.
So you’re not going to retract a lie? Got it.
I had been providing cheap worker housing but the CITY stopped perfectly happy workers from living in their choice of housing.
Details please, Fisher Caudle.
Is it yurts? Please let it be yurts.
Yurts are too fancy. I’m guessing tarps.
One day Asheville residents will discover the effect of strict zoning and low supply/high demand on housing prices. One day. But it won’t be anytime soon, not when they can try to petition City Council for a legislative or executive solution to a “market problem.”
Somebody make this city take Econ 101.
Someone give dyfed a map and show him where the new Avadim facility is located. (Hint: it’s not in Asheville.)
Rents rise when taxes increase, but most tenants are not smart enough to realize that …