CHARLOTTE — An expanded YMCA, an 850 unit apartment and housing development, condominiums, an apartment redevelopment and storage units are all on the rezoning agenda for city officials. The City Council and its staff will review the recent new rezoning ...Read More »
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CHARLOTTE – Many people left Tuesday’s City Council meeting carrying with them heavy adjectives. Some were disappointed, others were shocked and a few were incensed. The majority of those people were from south Charlotte, and their emotions were brought on ...
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CHARLOTTE – The City Council on Tuesday approved by a 9-2 vote a controversial south Charlotte rezoning that will allow the construction of workforce housing in a neighborhood that largely opposed the proposal. Mayor Patrick Cannon provided the ninth — ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – Julie Porter has spoken to teachers and nurses’ aides who live as far away as Gastonia and Stanly and commute to south Charlotte daily. Porter, the president of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Housing Partnership, said they can’t afford housing near ...
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CHARLOTTE – In a livelier-than-usual City Council zoning meeting Monday night, the council’s meeting chamber was packed to the brim with rezoning opposition, but council members offered curiously little opposition in unanimously approving a rezoning for a 39-acre auto mall ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – More than 100 people crowded into a church office building to question officials about the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Housing Partnership’s plan to rezone a 7-acre parcel from a child care facility to an apartment complex for low-income housing, a proposal ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – The Charlotte City Council meeting on Monday night began with the pomp and circumstance of Mayor Patsy Kinsey’s State of the City address, her last meeting as the head of city government. Mayor-elect Patrick Cannon and the new ...Read More »
Assisted housing on transit: The Council unanimously approved changes to the city’s assisted-multifamily housing at transit-station-area policy. A transit-station area is generally defined as the area within 0.5 miles walking distance of an identified rapid transit station, according to the ...Read More »
While the Charlotte real estate market remains affordable relative to many other U.S. markets, there is growing evidence that many middle class, professional families cannot afford to buy a home.
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Wells Fargo is giving home buyers in Charlotte $6.6 million in grants for down payments. City home buyers can apply for the $15,000 down-payment assistance grants at a free event being held at the Convention Center on Oct. 25 and 26. The Wells Fargo Neighborhood Lift event is being held in collaboration with the City of Charlotte, Neighborhood Works, and the Charlotte- Mecklenburg Housing Partnership.Read More »