Affordable Housing

A recent study conducted by The Black to the Futures Action Fund shows that the community is concerned bout the nation’s economy.  The group conducted a year-long study of 6000 Black Americans from July 2021 to May 2022.  Alicia Garza, of The Black to the Futures Action Fund, said in a recent interview that “we have the […]

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For decades, Charlotte has spent millions of dollars to create and maintain affordable homes however the results reflect an increase in the shortage.  An April report published by the National Low Income Housing Coalition shows that between 2019 and 2020, affordable homes available to extremely low income households in Charlotte increased by more than 7%-from […]

Inlivian not only provides residential housing to thousands of families in and around Charlotte, the organization offers a bevy of services to meet the needs of its residents.  Through partnerships and strategy, Inlivian, formerly the Charlotte Housing Authority, assists residents with self-sufficiency, provide landlords with an opportunity to rent to customers and pursue the dream […]

The effort to provide more affordable housing is an ongoing discussion in Charlotte with no easy solution in sight. There’s the issue of NIMBY (Not In My Backyard), but the bigger issue is the lack of public owned land to build affordable housing. City officials can’t mandate that private developers provide units for affordable housing, […]

President Obama made history on Friday by becoming the first U.S. sitting president to visit the Hiroshima bomb site in Japan. The city was destroyed 71 years ago by the world’s first atomic bomb, dropped by American forces. Prior to his arrival, a large crowd gathered by the memorial site. President Obama and Japanese Prime Minister […]