This ain’t right!
ASHEVILLE, N.C. – An Asheville homeowner and repeat victim of graffiti said the city now expects him to foot the bill to remove the tagging.
WLOS-TV reported that Kenneth Thomas has been the victim of graffiti three times in the last 6 months. He said after this latest incident, he sees no reason to fix it if it’s just going happen again.
When the wall on Thomas’ rental property was spray-painted twice late this summer, Asheville’s new 1-2-3 Graffiti Free Program paid a contractor to have it removed at $500 per incident.
“Who was paying for all this? Were the taxpayers paying for this? If so, it just seems like a ridiculous thing to do because they’re probably just going to tag it again!” Thomas said.
The home was tagged again last month. That’s when Thomas received a letter telling him he has to remove the graffiti within…
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