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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...

Stability. It’s not a word you might associate with a child’s future earning power, but it can be a precious commodity. For children, stability means waking up in the same bed, in the same home, in the same community every day. It means catching the...

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...

Many people don’t realize that The Housing Partnership is a non-profit that provides a number of community programs including financial literacy, homebuyer education, digital literacy and property tax relief in addition to developing affordable housing....

As the youngest of nine children growing up in rural Kansas, I knew our family had very little money because of the hand-me-down clothes and one bicycle that we all shared. Poverty was a chronic condition for many families living in McPherson back then....

The Housing Partnership’s Homeownership Center of Charlotte (HCC) is a streamlined educational program that puts first-time homebuyers on the fast track to the best loans and benefits available today. ...

In 1963, Harvey Gantt enrolled at Clemson University, breaking the school’s color barrier. Twenty years later, he became Charlotte’s first black mayor and eventually made two high-profile but unsuccessful runs for U.S. Senate against incumbent Jesse Helms, whose record on race was abysmal....

REAL TALK ABOUT ECONOMIC MOBILITY IN CHARLOTTE: A BLACK MALE PERSPECTIVE This community conversation will engage audience members in a facilitated discussion about issues of economic mobility in Charlotte through the lens of African American men. The themes that will be addressed include the following: Understanding...