Leawood Fears Low-Income Housing Spike

For those who don't know . . . Leawood is probably nicest (i.e. priciest) suburban neighborhood in the Kansas City metro.

But with that power comes the responsibility to keep everybody else out. 

Sadly, the exclusivity enclave is quickly fading . . .

Whilst this new development seems nice and like something that most of us can't afford . . . Generally, old school neighbors don't like the bevy of apartment complexes that are being developed in their town.

Here's a peek at the progress that's increasingly disputed . . .

Leawood backs apartment project with $22 million in bonds

by: Sydnie Holzfaster Posted: / Updated: LEAWOOD, Kan. - Plans are in the works to build new apartments and townhomes near 86th Terrace and State Line Road. The Leawood City Council will issue $22 million in Industrial Revenue Bonds (IRBs) to State Line 87, LLC to cover the cost of acquiring, building and equipping a mixed use development at 8680 State Line Road.