Aldermen host second Housing Urban Development public hearing to discuss development incentives

June 13, 2017

City residents were invited to voice their opinions on how the city should support housing and economic development at the second public hearing before the HUDZ committee of the Board of Aldermen, chaired by Alderman Joe Roddy (17th). Brown School MSW ’17 Alum, Jessica Payne, along with Molly Metzger, PhD and chairperson of the Brown School’s social and economic development concentration, cautioned Aldermen and the St. Louis Development Corporation against overuse of Tax Abatements and TIFs with a racial equity lens.


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