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October 15, 2014, 1 Comment

Potential measures — including new uses of city-owned land, expanded incentives for housing and overhauling development rules to allow more density — attracted skeptical questions from some Asheville City Council members.

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Redevelopment of Asheville public housing might be model for larger overhaul

August 28, 2014, 1 Comment

Leaders of the largest public housing authority in Western North Carolina are moving forward with an ambitious upgrade of Lee Walker Heights, the city ...

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AdvantageWest CEO to head Appalachian Regional Commission

July 31, 2014, Comments Off

The president and CEO of AdvantageWest Economic Development Group, Scott T. Hamilton, has been appointed executive director of the Appalachian Regiona ...

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Asheville public housing overhaul gets approval, despite confusion and questions

July 24, 2014, Comments Off

The governing board of the Housing Authority of the City of Asheville approves a controversial management switch, despite a statement that it wasn't v ...

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    WNC’s public housing faces tightening budgets, rising demand
    June 25, 2014, Comments Off

    Housing authorities and nonprofits managing public housing across Western North Carolina report facing increasing financial pressures due to federal, state and local budget cuts. Combined with an economy leaving more residents demanding the ...

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    Inside WNC: Madison County
    April 15, 2014, Comments Off

    Your guide, including direct links and sources, to Madison County’s elected officials, key agencies and departments, plus information on Marshall's officials and the county’s wages, housing, education and more.