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Wells Fargo to help Charlotte homebuyers with down payments (access required)

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.

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New rezoning petitions heavy in multifamily proposals (access required)

A new batch of local rezoning petitions was released last week, and multifamily projects continue to dominate the development discourse across the Queen City. Of the 12 new rezoning petitions filed with the city, five had the possibility of multifamily development. Three of those petitions were specifically for multifamily development.

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City’s role in affordable housing questioned (access required)

In Charlotte, affordable housing has lately been at the fore of the “What role should government play?” debate. When voting for bond proposals Nov. 2, residents showed support for the city’s efforts to provide affordable-housing units. But the $15 million ...

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Hurdles remain to plug county’s affordable-housing gap (access required)

According to the Out of Reach 2010 report from Washington, D.C.-based National Low Income Housing Coalition, more than 40 percent of renters in Charlotte cannot afford the fair-market rate for a two-bedroom rental unit. The report says a Charlotte renter ...

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