Downtown Dallas Homeless Plans Continue To Take Heat « CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

Two proposed homeless housing projects are drawing fire at the Farmers Market because of the people business owners worry will be attracted to them.

“I have people that come onto my property that litter, leave a lot of drug paraphernalia out,” said business owner Jim Ingendorf.

He and his wife worry a plan to put two more housing units for the homeless nearby will make matters worse.

“The police are there on and off throughout the day,” said wife Leslie Ingendorft.

She and other opponents of the homeless housing plans donned red tee shirts last week and urged the City Council to block the proposals, but were turned down.

Developers need the blessing from the city on the homeless issue in order to qualify for millions of dollars in taxpayer money to get the developments off the ground.

Read more at Downtown Dallas Homeless Plans Continue To Take Heat « CBS Dallas / Fort Worth.

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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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