affordable housing

‘This is maddening’: The Brookhill project is on the brink. Again.

Once again, bad news arrived in the mailbox for the residents of Brookhill Village. The developer on the South Tryon Street affordable-housing project learned...

New affordable housing complex planned in First Ward involving Little Rock AME Zion Church

A 105-unit apartment complex is planned for 7th and Alexander streets in First Ward, with the aim to add affordable housing in Uptown. Behind the project is...

In a ‘huge win’ for affordable housing, Roof Above buys a 341-unit apartment complex off Eastway Drive

In a significant move aimed at helping alleviate Charlotte’s affordable housing crisis, Roof Above has purchased a 341-unit apartment complex in east...

Heal Charlotte plans to buy a hotel for affordable housing in northeast Charlotte

Soon after coronavirus arrived in Charlotte, Greg Jackson started to hear from families who needed help. Some had been laid off. Others were sleeping in cars....

1,000 people lined up for 129 new affordable housing units on Freedom Drive on Monday

The first person arrived around dawn, just as a light mist began to fall on Freedom Drive. As more showed up, they instinctively formed a line. Umbrellas...

Charlotte on pace to solve affordable housing problem in 1,200 years

When it comes to affordable housing, it seems like Charlotte’s City Council has a one-track mind. Nearly all of the conversation seems to be around...

Why even Charlotte millionaires should care about affordable housing

The numbers don’t lie: Charlotte’s rent is endlessly increasing, older apartments are continually being torn down for high-dollar abodes, and...

This one chart shows why “affordable housing” in Charlotte is a bogus term

The government has a definition for what affordable housing is. Then there’s what Charlotte really needs. The two definitions are different. But...