Durham Rescue Mission fears historic district will make area unaffordable

Durham, N.C. — The Durham Rescue Mission is hoping to clear up some confusion about its stance on a proposed historic district.

At a news conference Wednesday afternoon, the Durham Rescue Mission said there are people who are under the impression that the organization is completely opposed to a proposal for a historic district near East Main Street in downtown Durham. The mission said that is not the case but they do, however, want to make sure that if the Golden Belt is designated as a historic district, the people they serve are not completely pushed out.

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(Herald-Sun, 8/31/2016)