The Affordable Housing Bond will raise forty million dollars to combat the region’s housing scarcity crisis. The county’s stated goal for housing is to create 3,150 affordable homes for both renters and homeowners.
Buncombe County plans to use the money in partnership with both nonprofit and traditional homebuilders, and will pair the money raised with the bond with additional money obtained through grants and matching federal funding.
Every resident of Buncombe County should vote YES on the housing bond, whether they own or rent their home, and whether or not they struggle with housing costs. Read more at here