Every two years, the city of Charlotte has the University of North Carolina at Charlotte put together a “Quality of Life Report” that details economic trends in 173 different neighborhood statistical areas. For the $75,000 the city spends on the ...Read More »
According to the Out of Reach 2010 report from Washington, D.C.-based National Low Income Housing Coalition, more than 40 percent of renters in Charlotte cannot afford the fair-market rate for a two-bedroom rental unit. The report says a Charlotte renter ...
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With so much talk about subprime mortgages, a housing bust and foreclosures, it might be hard to believe that home values have increased since the last time Mecklenburg County had a tax revaluation. Believe it, said Chuck Hicks, revaluation manager ...Read More »
Developers will have flexibility in meeting Charlotte’s Urban Street Design Guidelines ordinances, a city transportation official told the City Council tonight. Mike Davis, manager of Charlotte Department of Transportation’s Development Services Division, presented some of the proposed changes made to the ...Read More »
The North Carolina Utilities Commission said today that it has approved Duke Energy Corp.’s Carolina’s Buck Steam Station in Salisbury, N.C., and Lee Steam Station in Williamson, S.C., as renewable-energy facilities, clearing the path for the company to use a ...Read More »
Keep Mecklenburg Beautiful recycled 48 percent of the garbage generated by tailgating fans during the Carolina Panthers game Sunday against the Chicago Bears. The recycling figure was released today during a Keep Mecklenburg Beautiful board meeting. With the help of fans, Keep ...Read More »
HICKORY — Police used dogs today to search for a missing 10-year-old girl whose fight with bone cancer has left her with a prosthetic leg and hearing aids in both ears. Her father, meanwhile, said it was possible the girl’s ...Read More »
The executive director of the Sierra Club will visit Charlotte Oct. 20, Bill Gupton, chairman of the Central Piedmont Sierra Club, said today. Michael Brune will spend the afternoon with Gupton’s group to discuss ways to make students more active ...Read More »
Residential real estate closings dropped 14.8 percent in September compared with a year ago, the Charlotte Regional Realtor Association said today. Closings dropped to 1,658 from 1,945, 2.7 percent lower than the 1,704 closings in August. The average sales price for September was ...
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