Our homeless problem is not just a housing issue; it’s a systemic issue

It is not accidental that most – not all -- of Charlotte's homeless residents are people of color.
By Jennifer Watson Roberts | February 21, 2021

County begins moving homeless residents from ‘Tent City’ to hotel rooms

The process did not begin smoothly as city and county officials fail to cooperate.
By Jonathan Limehouse | February 19, 2021

County health officials say homeless residents must be evicted from ‘Tent City’

Health Director Gibbie Harris cited a rodent infestation in issuing the order, which set a 72-hour deadline.
By Jonathan Limehouse | February 16, 2021

Roof Above buys hotel for emergency shelter, will convert into permanent housing

The old Quality Inn hotel at the intersection of Clanton Road and I-77 will house "88 of Charlotte’s most vulnerable neighbors.”
By Jonathan Limehouse | December 2, 2020

The ‘dignity of home’: Brookhill residents, advocates share culture often overlooked about the historic community

Brookhill Village residents reflect on their community roots and express the impact of potential displacement as redevelopment decision looms.
By Katrina Louis | October 23, 2020

Affordable housing: Brookhill project hits roadblock

The project team behind New Brookhill learned that their funding request from Charlotte's housing funds was denied, again. What's next for affordable housing plans?
By Jonathan Limehouse and Janey Tate | October 12, 2020

Charlotte Area Fund selected to receive $1.1 million grant from IKEA US Community Foundation for Covid relief

The retail furniture giant reimbursed the state for unemployment benefits paid to its furloughed workers due to the pandemic.
By Katrina Louis | October 9, 2020