Charlotte Journalism Collaborative

HIV meds tested against COVID-19

Focus on microscope with metal lens for experiments, educational demonstrations in clinical laboratories. Medicine researching concept. Blurred background Mykah Buff April 17, 2020 With more than hundreds of thousands of confirmed cases, the coronavirus (SARS-COV-2) continues spreading across the globe at an alarming rate. In an effort to find a…
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Nashville’s shipping container apartments could be inspiration for Charlotte

By Nathan Morabito February 18, 2020 A Nashville developer is using the nation’s surplus of shipping containers to build affordable housing unit and his idea is a possible solution Charlotte might want to consider. Stacked three-high, shipping containers welded to piers now dominate the landscape of Nashville’s Wedgewood-Houston neighborhood just…
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Big Impact with a Small Footprint: Veterans Project Is Building Community While Fighting Homelessness

Site of Veterans Community Project, Longmont, Colo. (Photo Credit: Chris Rudisill) By Chris Rudisill FEBRUARY 7, 2020 In the last issue of qnotes, we looked at the Beloved Community Village in Denver, a tiny home village that provides transformational housing for people experiencing homelessness. Our trip out west also took us to…
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Big Impact with a Small Footprint

By Chris Rudisill JANUARY 24, 2020  Freddie Martin, someone who is classified as ‘housing insecure,’ calls Beloved Community Village home as he works toward finishing his degree at Metro State University. (Photo Credit: Chris Rudisill) Freddie Martin, a student of history and anthropology, talks to me outside his home in…
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Seattle program makes homes affordable in a pricey market. Is it a model for Charlotte?

By Lauren Lindstrom The Charlotte Observer SEATTLE Susan Zeman and Bob Downing immediately found a lot to love about their two-bedroom townhouse in Seattle’s Columbia City neighborhood. They loved that they could stay in the same community where they’d lived for years and formed close ties. She loved that they…
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