The 2019 Affordable Housing Bond will allocate $95 million towards allocating more housing "for Durham's low-to-moderate income residents."
While there appears to be widespread support from both businesses and workers, and no apparent discussion of opposing viewpoints online, one particular sign opposing the measure has appeared in a few places.
- City of Durham: $95 Million Affordable Housing Bond on November Ballot
- 2019-10-29 [L..T] [Serious Discussion] Attracting a higher homeless population with Durham's Affordable Housing Plan? “With a proposed $10,455,838 (pg. 4 in the referendum) to be spent on homeless programs over the next 5 years, how do we protect Durham from attracting an even greater number of homeless people?”
- 2019-08-05 [L..T] Will Durham’s business community support the city’s $95M affordable housing bond? ““A generation of opportunity” could be lost if voters don’t approve Durham’s $95 million affordable-housing bond this fall, [local businessman Steve Toler] said Monday.”
- 2019-02-26 [L..T] What You Need to Know About the Largest Proposed Housing Bond Referendum in North Carolina History "In [Mayor Steve Schewel's] view, the city's current funding for affordable housing isn’t enough to keep downtown from becoming an expensive enclave for white people. If residents are serious about preventing displacement, they need to put their money where their mouths are."