Again, this cowtown irony is welcomed. Corporate welfare will now be teamed with REAL LIFE welfare in a move that might force developers to think twice about asking the taxpayers for handouts.
Take a look . . .
The Kansas City Council voted 12-0 Thursday to require residential developers seeking economic incentives to provide a minimal number of affordable units. Mayor Quinton Lucas, who co-sponsored the measure with Councilwoman Melissa Robinson, praised advocates who have argued passionately for several years that Kansas City needs to do more to address a severe affordable housing shortage.