The political fallout persists and we notice a dearth of progressive sympathy for Mayor Q after he back-stabbed this town's 2nd favorite protesters.
In fairness . . . It might not matter given that KC Tenants are better at putting on a show than getting votes.
However . . .
Their shows are pretty entertaining.
Here's more on the fallout . . .
Now there is no longer a requirement to make 10% of new developments “extremely affordable” — meaning for households making 30% of the Kansas City area median income.
With the change, the only affordable housing restriction is that 20% of housing units now must be within reach for households making 60% of the median income — meaning $1,180 monthly rent for a one-bedroom apartment for two people.
The decision led to outrage at the City Council meeting, where a local housing advocacy leader was arrested.
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .
Just 19 months after passing a new housing ordinance aimed at requiring developers to offer "extremely affordable" housing, the Kansas City Council has decided it hasn't worked. On Aug. 18, the council voted 9-4 to change the ordinance, with council members Heather Hall, Brandon Ellington, Eric Bunch and Andrea Bough voting no.