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Woman outside a house. Stock photo.
February 3, 2015, No comments

There was a time when local leaders, and even congressional legislators, didn’t believe Western North Carolina’s population would ever need — or accept — the help of a public housing agency.

WNC CONFIDENTIAL: Your key to hard-to-find public information and records.

RESOURCE: Contacts for public housing, Section 8 in WNC

February 3, 2015, No comments

As a part of our monthlong look at housing issues in Western North Carolina, here is a resource list from Carolina Public Press to bookmark, refer to ...

Public Housing across WNC

In WNC, thousands rely on public housing, vouchers as programs’ future remains uncertain

February 2, 2015, 2 Comments

While public housing is generally thought of as a more urban phenomenon, it, in fact, exists -- in some form -- in each one of Western North Carolina' ...

In June 2014, members of the Housing Authority of the City of Asheville's governing board, including Chair Brian Weinkle (center), listen during the meeting Wednesday on whether to move forward with overhauling the agency's funding and management. Matt Rose/Carolina Public Press

Inside the agency: What are housing authorities, and how do they work?

February 2, 2015, 1 Comment

While more than 10,000 households in WNC rely on some form of public housing assistance, housing authorities don't usually attract the same level of s ...