Nimby Assessment

Possible NIMBY-Related Impediments

While Heart in a Home has received considerable community support for the 50-unit SRO, some individuals and organizations are opposed to the project. In particular, a law firm located adjacent to target property is concerned that the conversion of the building into housing for homeless and disabled persons will have a negative impact on the value of their property.

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Concerned about property values, the law firm opposes the proposed location of the SRO and is committed to blocking its development.

The law firm opposed to the project has entered into a “back up” contract with the seller and seeks to obtain site control.

The community foundation has withdrawn its funding support, undermining Heart in a Home’s ability to meet contractual obligations and maintain site control.

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