Wall Street-backed companies are buying thousands of single-family homes and turning them into rentals across the Charlotte region.
Charlotte’s $13.5 billion transit and transportation plans might be on hold, but plans for how to build the signature Silver Line light rail are still pushing ahead.
We often paint Charlotte’s housing market in broad strokes: rising prices, bidding wars and gentrification reshaping neighborhoods.
How do you make a sprawling city that came of age in the automobile era less car-dependent?
One approach: Don't devote so much space to cars.
Charlotte is planning to ask voters this year to approve more than $100 million worth of new transportation bonds — an amount that would allow the city to make progress on goals like building more...