Although the planning commission denied the proposal, the ultimate decision is left up to the county commission. Residents here hope their concerns were heard at Wednesday’s meeting, and commissioners will take into account the impact this project could have on schools.
Under House Bill 346, landlords who wrongfully try to evict tenants or raise rent due to documented reports of a leaky roof or poor construction would be responsible for paying the tenant one month’s rent plus $500 along with legal costs.
On Wednesday, loan executives toured Feeding the Valley Food Bank to learn about funded programs, disaster relief, volunteer services, and new ways to create change for those who don’t know where their next meal will come from.
The developer is looking to rezone almost 200 acres of property to build a neighborhood on Grey Rock Road. Some Harris County residents say bringing in 200 more families is going to have a negative impact on schools, safety, and property values.
Some families have put new homes on their properties, some are rebuilding, and others have been gifted homes from organizations. One family is doing this by rebuilding their home entirely on their own.
The donation is the fourth endowment partnership with the university and the funds came from the annual mayor’s scholarship drive, which raises thousands of dollars for Phenix City students to attend college.