Local housing authority to pay city of Lancaster more than $8,500

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Witherspoon presents annual report to city leaders

By Denyse Clark

Jerry Witherspoon, executive director of Housing Authority of Lancaster, presented his annual report at the Tuesday, Feb. 25, meeting of Lancaster City Council. 

Witherspoon said Housing Authority of Lancaster was presenting a check to the city for more than $8,500 per its agreement to pay a fee-in-lieu-of-taxes. 

“We don’t pay property taxes,” Witherspoon said. “The $8,582.93 check to the city is based on rent from Housing Authority.”

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