They fear it could make for significant noise increases in the city's northern neighborhoods.
The project was originally estimated to cost $4,000.
The program provides $15,000 toward closing costs for city and university employees for new home purchases in College Park.
The most recent projection that the development would cost the city $8 million more than initially estimated.
“He’s always willing to listen to students."
Developers have broken ground on the first row of townhomes.
Swalwell was the first student liaison to the College Park City Council.
College Park’s return rate in the 2010 census was 6.8 percentage points lower than the national rate.
College Park Scholars in Action helped about 20 senior city residents learn about smartphones and other technology at City Hall.