Representative Susan Fisher has a bill in the legislature that would provide a tax credit (last session, H1700) for park owners that sell to residents. This park would be a perfect example of the need for that legislation.
The Raleigh City Council is ready to force 160 low income residents from their homes, in order to make way for more development. Homestead Village Mobile Home Park is off of Capital Boulevard in North Raleigh. This is very affordable housing in an area in an expensive part of town. Will Raleigh replace these units with new affordable housing? Will the residents The park owner is 70, on oxygen, and needs to get out of the business. The prospective buyer wants to rezone for mixed use commercial redevelopment.