Editor’s note: What a crock! Thumbs down!
A mixed-use affordable-housing development is moving forward in Norristown despite opposition from some residents.
The plan calls for 96 one- and two-bedroom apartments, as well as 5,000 square feet of retail space, at DeKalb and Airy Street. Sixty units would be reserved for low- and moderate-income residents.
The site is now a parking lot owned by Montgomery County. The county deemed it underused, and in February agreed to transfer ownership through a profit-sharing redevelopment deal.
Read more: http://www.philly.com/philly/news/politics/suburban_pa/20130327_Affordable-housing_development_moves_forward_in_Norristown.html