Tax breaks for multifamily develoopment could reinvigorate East End

An Urban Land Institute panel of experts weighed in on initiatives that would spur more development to Houston’s East End.

The panel said that increasing residential density, particularly along the light rail, is the first step toward bringing needed amenities, like a supermarket, to the neighborhood. More multifamily development will bring more retail to the area, the panelists said, which will in turn increase the tax increment reinvestment zone (TIRZ) funds that can go to infrastructure improvements to the streets and parks of East End.

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