Low income housing units approved in Green Township (Cincinnati area)

The Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing Authority voted 3-2 to approve low income public housing units in Green Township Thursday morning.

Board Chairman Lamont Taylor cast the final vote granting the approval.

“The goal is to make sure we break the cycles of poverty, that we don’t concentrate poor people in any one given area,” says Taylor.

Green Township Trustees say they will fight the decision and plan to opt out of a Cooperation Agreement with Hamilton County.

“We’ll fight it. 68 is too much for one community especially in the short time frame they’ve been discussing,” says Dave Linnenberg.

The US Department of Housing and Urban Development says Green Township is “first priority” to add units in Hamilton County.

Read more at Fox19.com

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About Bob Voelker

Head of the Munsch Hardt (Dallas law firm) Hospitality & Mixed Use Development Group, and former developer of affordable housing. I'm i
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