10/18/2015 11:39pm

Letter: ​Nancy Oates supports affordable housing

TO THE EDITOR: Affordable housing for people who work in Chapel Hill has been a significant issue for the current Chapel Hill Town Council for the past four years. Yet the council has managed to largely ignore the requirement for affordable housing with its recent decisions on Obey Creek, Ephesus Fordham and The Edge.

3/25/2015 12:39am

Landlords: the town’s new Northside initiative is futile

Town officials and advocacy organizations are using a $3 million loan from the University to help long-term, low-income residents find homes in the Northside neighborhood — but some landlords say the market has already shifted to better suit student renters.

3/16/2015 1:43am

UNC gives $3 Million loan to Northside

The University is providing a $3 million no-interest loan to help with the acquisition and resale of properties in the historically black, low-income Northside neighborhood, which has largely become home to college students in rental homes. 

2/11/2015 12:31am

Housing costs rise even as income falls

Housing experts explained to community members at an information session at Town Hall Tuesday that the increase in housing costs in Chapel Hill has surpassed the increase in income during the past 20 years.

1/29/2015 12:31am

Section 8 headaches continue in Orange County

Recent outreach efforts have struggled to convince some Orange County property managers to accept payment in the form of vouchers from the federal affordable housing program commonly known as Section 8.