This is an excerpt from a story originally appearing in The Leader:
"A group of homeowners in the Heights and a residential developer in Chicago have been at odds since December.
They didn’t even know it until February.
Brinshore Development, which has produced more than 75 housing complexes during the last 25 years, entered into a contract Dec. 18 to purchase three plats of land in the Heights from a family estate. Its vision for the property on the northeast corner of 4th Street and Columbia Street, where a small business and two vacant lots have been located, is to build an affordable apartment complex in a popular and increasingly expensive part of Houston.
Two days later, and with no knowledge of Brinshore’s intentions, two nearby…