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Next up: Marvin Gardens (access required)

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MARVIN – The Village Council and members of its Planning Board spent several hours Saturday discussing its process for reviewing commercial development proposals, as it begins tackling another application following criticism from an unsuccessful developer that the process was unfair. ...

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Town houses are back in town (access required)

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CHARLOTTE –Call Wendy Field one of the post-recessionary urban pioneers, a bellwether for what expert observers say is a slowly re-emerging trend in Charlotte multifamily development: Small for-sale town house projects – and even a few condo efforts – in ...

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Four builders, three nonprofits, two veterans and a widow (access required)

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A handful of homebuilding and development companies and a trio of nonprofits are pitching in to build and rehab homes in two Charlotte area suburbs for a soldier wounded in the Afghanistan War veteran and the octogenarian widow of World ...

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Self-Help helps others, not itself: Durham-based national nonprofit works quietly to revitalize Grier Heights

Self-Help helps others, not itself: Durham-based national nonprofit works quietly to revitalize Grier Heights

CHARLOTTE – It takes a lot of self-help – lower-case – to revitalize a neighborhood like Grier Heights with affordable housing, and so far Self-Help – capitalized – has been there, quietly but most helpfully. The Center for Community Self-Help, ...

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JCB Urban, nonprofits partner to help neighborhood (access required)

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The Elizabeth Heights homes — which will largely be three-bedroom, 2 1/2-bath houses in the 1,500-square-foot range, according to building permits — will sell for about $110,000 to $130,000, said Don Gately, executive director of Crossroads Corp. for Affordable Housing.

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