Charlotte City council passes plan to spread low-income housing around

The Charlotte city council voted 9-2 on a plan aimed at spreading low-income housing throughout the city.

The goal of the plan is to bring more low-income housing to neighborhoods that currently don’t have a lot of it, while preventing more from being built in areas that do have a lot of it.

The plan makes it far easier to put low-income housing in so-called “stable” neighborhoods than it does in neighborhoods the city labels “challenged” or “transitioning.” Among the recently finished developments are units for senior citizens and new apartment complexes.

Read remainder of the story at WBTV.com

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About Bob Voelker

Head of the Munsch Hardt (Dallas law firm) Hospitality & Mixed Use Development Group, and former developer of affordable housing. I'm i
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