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Bessemer housing construction may start this summer


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BESSEMER - A Bessemer housing project that has been years in the making is inching toward the possible start of construction this summer.

Although not on the agenda, the pending project was discussed during the public comment session of Monday's Bessemer City Council meeting.

Project Developer Chad Bucknell specifically informed the city that he is requesting a tax-exempt status for the pending complex south of the Iron Belle Trail, between South Moore and South Clayberg streets.

"We qualify because we're a limited income apartment property," he said of...