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Suburban apartments are popping up

11030 David Taylor Drive is currently an undeveloped field off West Mallard Creek Church Road but is one of several locations where developers are planning big new, suburban apartment complexes. Even as attention focuses on the high profile sites



Affordable apartments are disappearing, and people on fixed incomes are feeling it.

That's the predicament Richard Simmons, 71, finds himself in. He wonders how much longer he can afford his apartment on a fixed income when his rates have gone up about 40% in five years.