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Mayoral Runoff Candidates: Should Nashville Slow Down Gentrification?

Jan 26, 2015

WPLN asked this: is it the city’s job to help low-income families stay put, even as real estate values soar around them, sending rent and property tax bills through the roof?

Megan Barry says the city does have a role. “But I think the bigger question is how do we maintain affordability for all of Nashville,” she says.

As for what to do about it, Fox has an idea about allowing developers to build more densely if they reserve units for low-income residents. 

The Candidates, Uncut (in alphabetical order):