Race, housing take center stage in Council candidate forum

Who can afford to live here and how can we all live together? Those questions formed the crux of the conversation among Asheville City Council candidates at a Sept. 18 forum where two issues garnered strong and varying viewpoints: the lack of affordable housing and persistent racial tensions in Asheville.

Adrian Vassallo

Adrian Vassallo adrian4avl.com Occupation: Business development executive and CPA with Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP Previous candidacy: Did not answer Affiliations: • Asheville Downtown Association (10 years, board member, treasurer and president) • Asheville Downtown Association Foundation (board chair) • Downtown Commission (4 years, chair) • HUB Alliance (2 years, member) • LEAF Community Arts (2 […]