Deerlake And Affordable Housing Need Support
Last updated 8/3/2020 at 2:43pm
The Brevard City Council will shortly consider a proposal to build a major development beside Deerlake Village, a community of 223 homes. The land for this development is zoned R8 (up to eight housing units per acre), and Deerlake residents purchased their homes believing they were protected from high-density development.
The proposed development, however, will have 11.2 housing units per acre, including three apartment buildings – one with 60 units. And it will have several office and commercial buildings. There will be only one parking space per housing unit, instead of the normally...