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Moore’s Sanctuary is an African-American community in the west side of Charlotte, and its foundation has existed for 148 years. As the City of Charlotte faces a shortage in affordable and workforce housing, developers are looking to acquire property in the west side. Rickey Hall, founder of the West Side Community Land Trust, hopes to purchase land and ensure longtime west-side residents have a place to live as land values increase.
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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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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
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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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39588
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This urban revival project, initiated by Myers Park Presbyterian Church, sought to offer families in Charlotte’s Grier Heights better housing. Constructed by the church’s nonprofit CrossRoads, it consists of 35 mixed income housing sold to individuals making 80% of area median income. Other endeavors undertaken by CrossRoads to improve the surrounding area include after-school programs and continuing education opportunities.