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

Donnetta Collier, project manager for Self-Help’s revitalization efforts in Grier Heights, sits on the front porch of a house on Orange Street that the
nonprofit developer rehabbed to the studs. It is for sale, but only to someone making less than 50 percent of the Charlotte area median income.
Photo by Tony Brown

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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