Plugging The Affordable Housing Gap | WFAE

An affordable house in the Summers Walk neighborhood of Davidson. (Town of Davidson photo)
An affordable house in the Summers Walk neighborhood of Davidson. (Town of Davidson photo)

Residential construction is back in gear following a deep recession. The Charlotte region is witnessing a lot of new and in-fill construction, particularly upscale housing but some are worried that affordable housing is missing from the picture in part because of misunderstandings about what it is. And it’s becoming clear that developers haven’t taken advantage of city incentives to build affordable units. We explore the challenge with a developer and officials from Charlotte and Davidson.

Listen to the show I produced for WFAE on Oct. 18, 2015, WFAE.org, Plugging The Affordable Housing Gap | WFAE

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