Manchester Panel OKs Plan For Apartme...

Manchester Panel OKs Plan For Apartments At Old Mill

There are 10 comments on the Hartford Courant story from Jan 6, 2009, titled Manchester Panel OKs Plan For Apartments At Old Mill. In it, Hartford Courant reports that:

Construction on the 1914 Dye House building at 190 Pine St. is expected to begin this summer and continue for about 16 months, said Jim Carter , a consultant and development manager for Konover Properties, the ...

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teddy

El Paso, TX

#1 Jan 7, 2009
I hope it's all section 8
mikey

Newington, CT

#2 Jan 7, 2009
teddy wrote:
I hope it's all section 8
WTF is wrong with you. Why would you hope that?
Jean

Wallingford, CT

#3 Jan 7, 2009
Why are we giving this developer public money to finance the project? I don't think that this is right. Is there anything I can do to stop this?
Answer

Hartford, CT

#4 Jan 7, 2009
Jean wrote:
Why are we giving this developer public money to finance the project?
So people can have a place to live?
an american

Manchester, NH

#6 Jan 7, 2009
This is an authoritarian approach to Americans lives. Also nothing but more government promoting Socialism.

Carter states it would not have been possible without the help of youe manditory tax dollars.
This is a lie. A large percentage of the tax payer money goes to redtape nonsense. The government gets in the way when the free market will do it cheaper and better!
Cathy

Willimantic, CT

#7 Jan 7, 2009
Its very likely that the state mandated that they had to have a certain percentage of apartments set aside for subsidized housing like Section 8. The rest of the apartments would be at full market rate. Without this mandate, the DECD and CHFA would not approve or finance such a project.
OLD SCHOOL

Suffield, CT

#8 Jan 7, 2009
Manchester is a dump !. Just another section 8 sh&*hole to go with the rest of the neighborhood. Move out while you can !
Johnny Wanker

United States

#9 Jan 8, 2009
Cathy wrote:
Its very likely that the state mandated that they had to have a certain percentage of apartments set aside for subsidized housing like Section 8. The rest of the apartments would be at full market rate. Without this mandate, the DECD and CHFA would not approve or finance such a project.
and nobody who has to pay market rate is going to live anywhere near section 8!
Konover Tenant

Manchester, CT

#10 Jan 25, 2009
There's so much promise in these wonderful old buildings, yet the management team that runs these is allowing them to deteriorate, and the quality of living is fast approaching that of the North End of Hartford. From stabbings, violent altercations, drug use in the hallways, and continual police summons.
It would almost be preferable to allow these buildings to fall down than to allow the blight that the management company encourages.
Angered

Canton, CT

#11 Jan 27, 2009
Answer wrote:
<quoted text>
So people can have a place to live?
So that people on public assistance can bring down the quality of living for those that earn a living

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