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 »
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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 ...
Tagged with: Bruce Marks Charlotte Regional Mortgage Lenders Association Fannie Mae Federal Housing Finance Agency Freddie Mac Home Affordable Refinance Program John Connaughton Kip Byrne Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America Republic Mortgage Insurance Co. U.S. Department of Housing and Urban DevelopmentRead More »
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 ...
Tagged with: Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission Crosland Inc. Dan Morrill Jud Little Meca Real Estate Services National Park Service Rob Fossi The Community Builders The Design Center of the Carolinas Tom Hanchet Tony Pressley U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development U.S. Department of the InteriorRead More »
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded the Charlotte Housing Authority $48,233, HUD said today. The funding is part of $1.5 million awarded to public housing agencies in North Carolina to help low-income families get job training ...Read More »
When David Furman started looking in 2001 for a site for McCreesh Place, he discovered that no other single room occupancy developments existed in Charlotte. Furman, owner of Charlotte-based David Furman Architecture, would go on to spearheaded Charlotte’s first and ...
Tagged with: Axiom Architecture Camden Property Trust Charlotte Housing Authority David Furman David Furman Architecture McCreesh Place Pamela Jefsen St. Peter's Homes Summit Properties U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Urban BuildersRead More »
Nine months after the Charlotte Housing Authority won a $20.9 million HOPE VI federal grant last summer to redevelop one of the city’s oldest public housing projects, the demolition of Boulevard Gardens is nearly complete. Plans for the redevelopment, dubbed ...
Tagged with: Boulevard Gardens Boulevard Homes Charlotte Housing Authority Chris Squier Connie Helmlinger Crosland Inc. Deborah Clark Jennifer Gallman North Carolina Housing Finance Agency Pam Wideman Roger Lewis U.S. Department of Housing and Urban DevelopmentRead More »