The Charlotte Observer

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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A developer broke his pledge to build affordable housing near uptown, a jury found

A community group in one of Charlotte’s oldest predominantly black neighborhoods has won a large verdict against a developer after a jury found the developer broke promises to build affordable housing on land purchased for below market value. For more on this story, see the Charlotte Observer: Outreach OverviewOutreach OverviewTeen…
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