ASHEVILLE, OCTOBER 15, 2019 – New tax revenue from the pending $1.5 billion sale of Mission Health opens doors for once-in-a-generation investments — and some of it should go toward early childhood education and affordable housing, advocates said Monday.

Community leaders representing the Family-Friendly Affordable Buncombe initiativeare advocating to use increased property tax revenue from Mission properties to address some of the region’s most significant problems. Read more.