Classic NIMBY tactic. Instead of referring to this proposal as a 48-unit affordable housing community, it’s being referred to by opponents as a 300-person apartment complex.
1) “48 units” versus “300-person”
2) “affordable housing” versus “apartment”
3) “community” versus “complex”
This sort of wordplay is really dishonest. If you have a problem with a project, attack it on its merits instead of using word manipulation or rhetoric.
From the piece:
“The uncertainty of what a two or 300 person apartment complex would bring to the area is not something we want to roll the dice on….”