Jenny Goodwin's house is directly behind where a £2.4 million arena could be built at the Grace Road Cricket stadium in Leicester.
She says the development would have a serious impact on her quality of life, and says some of her neighbours are even considering moving away at the prospect of having another sports venue with a capacity of up to 2000 people on their doorstep.
Leicester South MP Jon Ashworth said the plans for the new Leicester Riders stadium are "very exciting".
"It's good that this is a project which involves younger people, and linking up with the cricket club and Riders is very exciting," he said.
"It will bring money and jobs into this area, so it seems a good idea to me."
Proposals for a new 2,000-seat arena for the Leicester Riders have been planned in time for the team's next season.
The £2.5 million stadium will be used as a link-up between the Riders, Leicestershire County Cricket Club and Leicester College.
The lease on the team's current home ends at the end of the season, Riders director Kevin Routledge said:
Leicester Riders are expecting to move into a new £2.5m stadium next season.
It is hoped the 2,000 seat arena will link-up the Riders, Leicstershire County Cricket Club and Leicester College.
The leasing on their current stadium at De Montfort ended at the end of the season leaving them homeless.
Residents near the proposed stadium are concerned about potential noise pollution and constant traffic on match-days.
Leicester Riders have won their third trophy of the season. It's the first time in the club's history they've won the treble. It finished Leicester Riders 68 Newcastle Eagles 57. Rajiv Popat was at Wembley to see them do it, from where he sent us this report.
Leicester Riders have done the triple and secured their third trophy this season. They beat the Newcastle Eagles 68-57 at the Wembley Arena in the BBL Play-off final.
Leicester Riders coach, Rob Paternostro, has praised his squad ahead of Sunday's final against Newcastle Eagles.
After making it to last year's final, Leicester Riders are hoping to be crowned British Basketball League champions.
Leicester Riders have today been putting in last minute training ahead of their BBL final against Newcastle Eagles this Sunday.
The team, which is the oldest in the UK, hopes to finish this season with a trophy.
Leicester Riders were runners up last year and won the British Basketball League in 2001.