In September 2022, the median home sales price in the Charlotte region was $380,000, according to the Canopy Realtor Association. And a search on Rent.com for Charlotte rentals listed for $1,000 or less per month resulted in only 46 properties of 1,769...Read more
Three voices blared simultaneously through my car’s speakers Monday morning in South End: One was my GPS directing me toward Krispy Kreme. Another was Taylor Swift and her new “Midnights” album. The third was the City of Charlotte’s new...Read more
The Charlotte Area Transit System gave the City Council’s transportation committee its recommendation on Monday for how to rebuild the new bus station uptown.
As expected, CATS backed the idea originally proposed by a private developer: placing the bus station underground to clear the way for a new tower with offices, retail and a hotel. The other possibilities include rebuilding the...Read more
If a big transit plan for Charlotte is going to happen, it’s going to take a regional approach.
And Geraldine Gardner, executive director of the Centralina Regional Council, has been working on a regional approach to Charlotte-...Read more
(This article has been reposted with permission from the Building Bridges Blog. To see original article, visit http://mecklenburghousingdata.org/)
Last year my family found itself in a difficult situation. As we approached the end of our lease, our landlord notified us that our rent would increase $150 per month if we renewed....Read more
Along the backroads of the Uwharries, the trees seemed especially brilliant this fall. Through the windshield, the blur of sourwoods, sweetgums, black gums and maples was a psychedelic kaleidoscope. But something was missing. Where was the riot of yellow and purple in the herbaceous layer? There were no sunflowers. No goldenrods. No ironweeds, asters or liatris.Read more