Nearly $1M Committed to affordable housing In Grier Heights

Myers Park Presbyterian Church, CrossRoads Corporation, Grier Heights Presbyterian Church and Antioch Missionary Baptist Church Give Interest-Free Loan to The Housing Partnership CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 3, 2019 – As the city of Charlotte continues to see explosive growth, the need for affordable housing becomes increasingly more dire. Last fall, Charlotte’s passage of the historic $50…

The Housing Partnership Celebrates Grand Opening of New Housing Development for Seniors and Veterans

Grand opening program Thursday at 10 a.m. WHAT:  Charlotte Mecklenburg Housing Partnership, Inc. (“The Housing Partnership”) is celebrating the opening of its newest property, The Mulberry Senior Living Apartments, a 104-unit affordable active senior living community located in West Charlotte on Tuckaseegee Road. The new development, which was partially funded by a $300,000 grant from…

The Housing Partnership Gets $250,000 Grant For Community Stabilization

Funds to increase affordable ownership options and rehab homes in the North End CHARLOTTE, N.C., November 5, 2018 – Republic Services Charitable Foundation selected The Housing Partnership to receive one of its National Neighborhood Promise grants for $250,000 to support revitalization efforts in the North End. “Through the National Neighborhood Promise program, Republic Services Charitable…

The Housing Partnership Receives Significant Land Donation For Development In West Charlotte

Marsh Properties donates nearly eight acres for mixed-income affordable housing CHARLOTTE, N.C., October 9, 2018 – Market-rate apartment developer, Marsh Properties Inc. (“Marsh”), donated 7.8 acres to help make the financing model for The Housing Partnership’s proposed mixed-income rental housing development work. The donated land is at the corner of Freedom Drive and Camp Greene…

The Housing Partnership Receives Grant For Veterans Housing

The Home Depot Foundation awards $300,000 to support affordable housing for senior veterans in West Charlotte CHARLOTTE, N.C., August 1, 2018 – The Housing Partnership has been awarded a $300,000 grant from The Home Depot Foundation (THDF) to provide housing for former service members. The grant provides for affordable veterans’ preference units at The Mulberry…

Charlotte’s losing affordable housing units – what can we do?

BY JULIE PORTER – SPECIAL TO THE OBSERVER EDITORIAL BOARD February 13, 2018 Right before the Christmas holiday, The Housing Partnership received an emergency request for housing. A disabled senior was being displaced from her apartment near Central Avenue after the property was purchased by an investor for redevelopment. She needed housing near transit that…

Action Alert: Affordable Housing Needs Your Help!

Dear Friends, Following the Keith Lamont Scott shooting, the City of Charlotte increased its production goals for affordable housing, pledging to provide 5,000 units in three years.  To back up that pledge, the City recently approved an extraordinary $20 million in Housing Trust Funds to support new production of 649 units in five developments across…

Covenant Presbyterian Invests in Affordable Housing

CHARLOTTE, N.C., September 12, 2017 – At a time when Charlotte’s need for affordable housing is so great and the funding to build it is so scarce, a new model to finance its development could be the solution. Local congregation, Covenant Presbyterian Church (“Covenant”), has made a bold move towards redefining how the faith community responds to our City’s housing crisis.