By Fred Clasen-Kelly and Julianna Rennie
The Charlotte Observer
Over the last 16 years, the city of Charlotte has spent or committed at least $124 million to build affordable housing. Next month, city leaders will ask voters for $50 million more.
But the money hasn’t helped people like Curtis Simpson.
More than 70 percent of the new rental and home ownership units that the City Council helped developers build aren’t affordable to those most in need — families like Simpson’s whose incomes the federal government considers “extremely low.”
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