Improved apartments, rising rent may force refugees from Binghampton

By , Special to The Daily Memphian Updated: June 05, 2020 10:45 AM CT | Published: June 04, 2020 4:00 AM CT

Some see new investment and neighborhood improvements that can lift the area's quality of life. Others see rising rents and property values that displace neighbors who cannot afford to stay. One or both is happening at Binghampton's Woodcrest Apartments. 


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Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey retired in January as a business reporter at The Daily Memphian, and after 40 years in journalism. A Tupelo, Mississippi, native, he graduated from Mississippi State University. He has lived in Midtown for 36 years.


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