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We now have a comprehensive affordable housing plan and investment strategy! What’s next?

On Wednesday evening, the Chapel Hill Town Council unanimously approved the town’s first ever comprehensive affordable housing plan and investment strategy. The plan – read it here – identifies key housing priorities for the next five years and the resources needed to implement it. The vote did not, however, allocate those resources. The investment strategy […]

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Low income residents need more market-rate apartments

As a graduate student, my income is below Chapel Hill’s median. I pay almost half my income to my landlord. I expect to be priced out of any new apartments in Chapel Hill under consideration in the Blue Hill District. To help cost-burdened tenants like me, I hope the Town Council continues to allow the development of dense new market-rate apartments in this area as quickly as possible.