Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes ofwebsite accessibility
MENU

Asheville City Council set to vote on transferring property to land trust

Asheville City Council set to vote on transferring property to land trust
Asheville City Councilmembers are set to vote July 27, 2021 on whether to transfer two pieces of city property to the Asheville Buncombe Community Land Trust for one dollar each. (Photo credit: WLOS Staff)

Two new affordable housing projects are on Asheville City Council's agenda for the July 27 meeting.

Councilmembers are set to vote on whether to transfer two pieces of city property to the Asheville Buncombe Community Land Trust (ABCLT) for one dollar each.

WNC SEES RECORD HOMES SALES FOR JUNE; PRICES CONTINUE RISING, WHILE HOUSING STOCK DWINDLES

The properties are located on Lufty Avenue and West Chestnut Street.

ABCLT Executive Director Anna Zuevskaya says the project would allow for more affordable housing.

"We are really working hard to preserve affordability in the city of Asheville and in the county; this project allows us to do that," Zuevskaya told News 13.

DESPITE OPPOSITION, NC SENATOR PROPOSES ZONING CHANGES TO CREATE MORE AFFORDABLE HOUSING

If approved, the ABCLT plans to build one single-family home on each property.

They would be made permanently affordable, meaning they would be resold at the same price every time.

FOLLOW US ON TWITTER