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Tax breaks approved for low-income housing projects in Abingdon, Edgewood
Tax breaks approved for low-income housing projects in Abingdon, Edgewood

The Harford County Council approved tax breaks Tuesday night for two low- to moderate-income housing developments, Riverwoods in Abingdon and a renovated Windsor Valley in Edgewood. Council members agreed to let developers of both projects make payments to Harford County in lieu of paying property taxes, which will result in somewhat lower revenue to the county. The trade-off, according to council members and other county officials, is affordable housing that is needed in the county and, in the case of Windsor Valley, needed improvements that are expected to enhance public safety in a high crime area of the county. The council praised the Windsor Valley rehabilitation and unanimously...

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