A 1 mill property-tax increase could go a long way toward alleviating a critical shortage of affordable housing in Charleston County, a special task force created to study the issue says.
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Charleston Co. half-cent 'oversight committee' has yet to meet; will consist of 5 county council members
According to Chairman Victor Rawl, a five-person oversight committee, which will be made up of Charleston County Council members -- and led by Councilman Elliot Summey -- will be formed during the public hearing stage of the process.That committee, said Rawl, can, if they wish, call on outside professional help for help and advice.
Political and business leaders in Charleston County have welcomed the vote in favor of a half-cent sales tax rise.