My Thoughts on “Affordable Housing”

In a famous scene from It’s a Wonderful Life, George Bailey (James Stewart) gives the curmudgeon Potter a verbal drubbing about decent housing for the “people who live here and do most of the working, buying, living and dying” in Bedford Falls. You probably remember it well. Bailey captures my feelings on the subject of…

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What’s With High Rent?

I hear and understand the concern and frustration about high rent. This is a national challenge but can only be addressed locally. Rent in Hendersonville is at historically high levels and makes living here difficult right now. What’s happening? There are several factors at play here according to executives at Zillow and Apartment List. Demand…

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