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.

Kim Roney

Kim Roney kimroneyforasheville.com Occupation: Piano teacher, bartender at The Mothlight Previous candidacy: None Affiliations: 103.3 Asheville FM, City of Asheville’s Multimodal Transportation Commission, City of Asheville’s Transit Committee, Asheville Skateboard Foundation, Asheville on Bikes Short-answer questions Why are you running for City Council? Asheville is at a critical turning point, with many people struggling to […]