But its amoral for a nurse or police officer to not be able to afford to live in the city they serve, he said.
See the attached video
His opponent Bob Brown says there is plenty of affordable housing locally. For example, he owns several four bedroom houses in Whispering Pines for $1,000 per month.
Brown and City Council candidate Dianne Fries cited the need to keep aging apartments up to city codes.
Fries' opponent Ken Dishman said, "We're talking about families but we're also talking about on these properties folks that are a criminal element and impacting us directly through our schools and our property values..."
See more of what the candidates said on the attached video, and return to Patch for more on the forum.
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