Opinion | Fair housing is key to economic equity
Creating communities with racial and economic diversity leads to better understanding of each other’s values and assurance for leveling the ability for families to live equally.
By Jacqueline O’Garrow | September 1, 2020
City Council approves affordable housing development in south Charlotte
The $31 million housing development will be built on YWCA Central Carolinas' Park Road campus.
By QCity Metro Staff | July 21, 2020
West Side Community Land Trust unveils plans for its first affordable home
The project will involve moving a small home from the affluent Sedgefield neighborhood all the way to Enderly Park in west Charlotte.
By Glenn Burkins | November 25, 2019
20 families recognized as Habitat Charlotte celebrates milestone
Habitat for Humanity of Charlotte hosted its HomeJoy celebration to commemorate serving 2,000 families with affordable housing.
By Katrina Louis | November 11, 2019
‘One Job Should Be Enough’
As Charlotte seeks to remedy its affordable housing shortage, it has largely ignored the issue of poverty wages.
By By Pam Kelley / Charlotte Journalism Collaborative | October 30, 2019
Two women faced eviction in Mecklenburg County court. Could lawyers help?
For Charlotte-area tenants facing eviction, access to a lawyer can make all the difference.
By Mary Newsom | October 2, 2019
YIMBYs Say Yes To Urban Density And Affordable Housing
A frequent obstacle to developing affordable housing is NIMBY, which stands for “not in my backyard.” Neighbors bombard elected officials […]
By David Boraks, WFAE | September 19, 2019
From Brooklyn to Ballantyne: The story behind Charlotte’s affordable housing crisis
Charlotte’s history of affordable housing includes broken promises and empty gestures. Now that the city’s chronic shortage has become a crisis, leaders are responding with unprecedented resources. Will this time be different?
By Pam Kelley | June 17, 2019
Two companies pledge $20 million to address affordable housing in Charlotte
With the latest donations, the Charlotte Housing Opportunity Investment Fund is closing in on its $50 million goal.
By Olivia Richard | June 5, 2019