“It’s infuriating to see so many people complain about lack of affordable housing and then in the same conversation oppose new developments.”
“I also have a hard time to see the point of people complaining about the change that the influx of people bring and call upon their seniority. Who has seniority?”
“That phrase is blamed for housing, traffic, education, hotels, the homeless, the price of golf and other recreation, and on and on and on.”
Nearly 67 percent of surveyed businesses expected to grow their workforce over the next three years, representing up to 26,700 new jobs for the region. The manufacturing and hospitality industries anticipated the largest hiring booms — up to 7,556 and 6,618 jobs, respectively — but all sectors planned for at least some expansion.
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Third-quarter data released by two real estate research firms show an improving environment for Asheville metro area renters.
Third-quarter data released by two real estate research firms show an improving environment for Asheville metro area renters. After a late 2014 report showed a rental vacancy rate of less than 1 percent in Asheville and Buncombe County, local officials and renters have frequently described the area’s shortage of affordable housing as a crisis.