Low-income Housing http://wunc.org en Raleigh Housing Authority Wants To Remove Units From Public Housing Model http://wunc.org/post/raleigh-housing-authority-wants-remove-units-public-housing-model <p></p><p>Federal budget cuts are influencing changes to subsidized housing in Raleigh.</p><p></p><p>This week, the City Council approved a Raleigh Housing Authority plan that would change the units in the Capitol Park projects away from the public housing model. Housing Authority Director Steve Beam says he's now waiting for the US Department of Housing and Urban Development to weigh in:</p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 12:56:33 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 29426 at http://wunc.org Raleigh Housing Authority Wants To Remove Units From Public Housing Model Triangle Tenants Brace Themselves For Section 8 Cuts http://wunc.org/post/triangle-tenants-brace-themselves-section-8-cuts <p>Section 8 is a federal subsidy program that bridges the gap between people with low-income and market rentals. But this summer, Chapel Hill, Carrboro and Raleigh, all face cuts to their Section 8 Voucher Program.</p> Thu, 11 Jul 2013 16:17:33 +0000 Nicole Campbell & Frank Stasio 18765 at http://wunc.org Triangle Tenants Brace Themselves For Section 8 Cuts Raleigh's Stone's Warehouse Could House Low-income Artists http://wunc.org/post/raleighs-stones-warehouse-could-house-low-income-artists <p>Raleigh's old Stone's Warehouse building could be the future home to talented Triangle-area artists who often struggle to make ends meet. The city council has approved a 99-year lease with the state Historical Preservation Foundation for project. Landmark Asset Services is a Winston-Salem firm that specializes in such rehabs. The group has teamed up with developer Vann Joines - who says the 7-and-a-half million dollar Raleigh Arts Village will encourage people - from woodworkers to storytellers -to be an economic driver for the community.<br> Mon, 28 Jan 2013 21:49:27 +0000 Catherine Brand 9039 at http://wunc.org Wake County Dedicates Low-Income Housing http://wunc.org/post/wake-county-dedicates-low-income-housing <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, serif; line-height: 15px; background-color: rgb(162, 191, 228);">Low-income people in Wake County got access some more housing options this week when officials dedicated a supportive housing development. Brookridge is a neighborhood of 40 studio apartments in south Raleigh. </span></p><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, serif; line-height: 15px; background-color: rgb(162, 191, 228);">Residents make 50 percent or less of the area's median income. Program manager Annemarie Maiorano says the development supports a population that is susceptible to becoming homeless or falling back into homelessness.</span> Fri, 22 Apr 2011 17:31:00 +0000 Will Michaels 8903 at http://wunc.org Wake County Dedicates Low-Income Housing