New NEST commission aims to help solve Charlotte’s affordable housing crisis

For years, Channel 9 has reported about historic neighborhoods like Cherry, Druid Hills and Double Oaks that are seeing an increase in new development -- pushing out once-affordable homes.

WSOC-TV • October 4, 2021

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Nonprofit group seeks to preserve and grow homeownership in West Baltimore

“The reality is, to build affordable housing we need grants, we need donations and we need grants and donations from corporations,” Jones said. “It’s just a matter of fact. So I guess I would say, for corporations who want to see Baltimore become healthy again, this is one way.”

The Washington Post • October 5, 2021

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A Lehigh Valley game night puts real-life struggles of finding affordable housing on the table

The median price of home sales in the Lehigh Valley over the last year ballooned by $25,000, and housing stock remains limited for a growing area. This year, the Lehigh Valley Planning Commission estimated there is a shortage of 14,480 housing units for low-income households earning below $25,000.

The Morning Call • October 6, 2021

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