A decision about where to build low-income housing in Dallas could be the impetus for a major change in the way the nation’s landmark law against housing discrimination is enforced in North Carolina and across the country. As part of ...Read More »
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The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development recognized Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) investments made by the city of Charlotte on Tuesday morning at the Alexander Apartments on Statesville Avenue. The city’s current CDBG partners include the Police Activities ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE -The Charlotte Housing Authority has received funding and tax credits that will allow it to build 92 one-bedroom units. The authority, through its affiliate Horizon Development Properties, has been given $8.8 million in federal tax credits from the U.S. ...
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CONNECT our Future is seeking input from residents of 14 counties over the next two months as it develops a framework to help shape the region’s growth. The nonprofit CONNECT Consortium is funded by $7.9 million, which includes $4.9 million ...Read More »
When it comes to older houses, Charlotte is a more expensive place to buy a place to live than elsewhere in the nation. But homebuyers who purchased a domicile built since 2007 got a bit of a bargain.Those are the headlines of the just-released 2011 American Housing Survey of homes by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and Census Bureau.Read More »
Two groups in Charlotte have won federal funding to build affordable housing for low-income people with disabilities. On Wednesday, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced it had awarded $20.3 million to fund housing for low-income seniors and ...Read More »
PHOENIX — The Obama administration’s top housing official touted the government’s efforts to stabilize neighborhoods hard hit by foreclosures during a visit to a Phoenix neighborhood Thursday. U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan visited two homes bought out ...Read More »
NEW YORK — The federal government sued one of the nation’s largest privately held mortgage brokers this month, saying its decade-long fraudulent lending practices cost the government hundreds of millions of dollars and forced thousands of American homeowners to lose ...Read More »
The Obama administration rolled out revisions to a program last month designed to prevent some homeowners from going into foreclosure. But many question the Home Affordable Refinance Program’s effectiveness and say that it’s too narrow and limited to make an ...
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The Charlotte area could soon see two more historic textile mills undergo a facelift and go from vacant to back in use. Plans are under way to restore and renovate Mecklenburg and Johnston Mills, NoDa properties that have been eyesores ...
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