Where Now? | KCUR

Where Now?

The Freighthouse is a bustling spot on the south end of the Crossroads district; does the once-deserted neighborhood still suffer from blight? Our guests say it does.
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TIF (tax increment financing) is a major tool for encouraging development in blighted areas within the city. As neighborhoods transform and start to thrive, many question whether tax incentives are still necessary to lure new businesses. So what's the future of TIF, and is there a part of town that should benefit from a next round of TIF funding?