Builders Challenge Florida 'Impact Fees'

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In one-quarter of Florida's counties, people who buy new homes often end up paying thousands of dollars extra in so-called "impact fees" — one-time fees included in the purchase price that are used to help pay for new school construction. In two counties, Florida homebuilders have filed suits to block the fees, arguing they make new homes less affordable for lower-income families. Amy Tardif of member station WGCU reports.



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