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Independent retailers who wish to do business in downtown Raleigh are having trouble affording the outrageous costs of rent. Recently, developers have been buying up the areas in downtown Raleigh, effectively pushing out small business owners.
Wake County commissioners, led by Jessica Holmes, will tackle affordable housing in 2017. The goal is to take a long-range look at affordable housing needs within the county, and to develop a twenty-year plan that explores ways to increase the stock of affordable housing in the county.
Daniel Eller, Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber’s 2015 Young Professional of the Year, is moving low-income residents out of subsidized housing in Garner. The residents have expressed concerns about having to relocate prior to the end of the current school year and the impact this could have on students. They are also worried about finding new homes that they can afford.