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2148
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In the first half of 1994, the value of single-family residential construction was over $2.7 billion statewide, up ten percent from 1993, as buyers took advantage of low mortgage rates and contractors began community sites of 2,000 to 4,000 homes.
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23267
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Lincoln Apartments sit empty and derelict after more than two years after residents have been evicted. The city of Durham must deal with the problem of low-income housing that does not meet minimum housing codes.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 32 Issue 1, January 2015, p6-7, il Periodical Website
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24031
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Raleigh has plans to revitalize East College Park but the residents (a mostly black community) want nothing to do with it. The city masks its city development as a social service that creates housing for the community members
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 32 Issue 36, September 2015, p6-7, por Periodical Website
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706
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When the New River in Ashe and Allegheny counties was named a Wild and Scenic River in 1976, many citizens breathed a sigh of relief. Now the New River is engaged in a crucial battle with residential developments.
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29025
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In 2007, the Durham Housing Authority (DHA) sold twenty-acres to a Philadelphia-based company to develop affordable housing for low-income students at North Carolina Central University. Since then, however, no development has proceeded. Now the DHA is trying to repurchase the property.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 34 Issue 16, May 2017, p8-9, il Periodical Website
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29094
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To mitigate the effects that large infill houses may have on adjacent homes, the city's unified development ordinance limits the height of new construction close to a home of more than twenty years’ existence. In a mid-century Raleigh neighborhood, developers are constructing houses that violate those limits.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 34 Issue 26, July 2017, p10-11, por Periodical Website
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29627
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The recent trend of tiny house living has spread to Greenville, North Carolina. These tiny houses, which are as small as three-hundred square feet, promote a more affordable and simple lifestyle. Pitt County officials are now considering building and zoning requirements for tiny house development.
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Greenville: Life in the East (NoCar F264 G8 G743), Vol. Issue , Fall 2017, p28-32, por
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30331
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Builders of Hope is a national, non-profit provider of affordable and workforce housing that is challenging the status quo. They transform homes in once-blighted areas to create urban, sustainable, attractive and affordable neighborhoods. Nancy Murray founded the organization in Raleigh, North Carolina, and the economic impact has been positive for working families.
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Carolina Banker (HG 2153 N8 C66), Vol. 90 Issue 1, Spring 2011, p33-34, il
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30999
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Advanced Energy, a Raleigh-based organization, is helping to rescue uninhabitable houses and turn them into new, energy-efficient residences. Their partnership with Builders of Hope is implementing the program in homes slated for demolition in Raleigh. The program is also works to ensure that the homes are financially affordable.
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31041
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The natural spring once touted as the southeastern North Carolina's most promising resource is not the center of a new and novel development. Bouncing Log Spring has become Boiling Springs Lake, Inc; the 14000 acre coastal oak and long leaf pine area is being transformed into a budding housing development surrounding a 350 acre man-make lake.
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31294
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North Carolina ranks fourth in the nation in manufactured home production. A manufactured home is a residential dwelling that is made in a factory and meets the federal standards for safety, durability and efficiency. This is a comprehensive guide to buying and upgrading a manufactured home in North Carolina, including advice and information on energy efficiency, preparing a site and consumer protection.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 30 Issue 4, Apr 1998, p16-21, il, por, map Periodical Website
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31295
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This year, a North Carolina producer of manufactured homes became the first in the nation to be recognized for an exemplary level of energy-efficiency and indoor air quality. The Siler City plant that makes Palm Harbor Homes received the Energy Star designation from the United States Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Energy.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 30 Issue 4, Apr 1998, p27, il, por Periodical Website
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31542
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The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has become the second major federal agency to agree to begin tailoring its funding programs to fit North Carolina’s balanced growth efforts across the state. A two-year experiment will determine whether funds and assistance are most effective when funneled through the state, an area-wide planning agency, or directly to the local governments.
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31554
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The Qualla Housing Authority is planning to carve and build new brick dwellings for the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indians directly within the mountains of Western North Carolina, but various soil conservation problems are associated with such a project. The Soil Conservation Service recommended to use a high-pressure hydroseeder to plant grass, prevent erosion and maintain a foundation.
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32220
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Many North Carolina firms are producing pre-built housing, which represent the latest development in low-cost modern housing. The change they are bringing in the industry has caused the North Carolina Mobile Housing Institute to change its name to the North Carolina Manufactured Housing Institute. Becky L. Griffin, the Institute’s executive director, discusses how the new unit could be an answer to North Carolina’s housing shortage.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 2 Issue 11, Nov 1970, p6-7, il, por Periodical Website