CHARLOTTE — There’s a new, creative approach to help solve Charlotte’s affordable housing crisis, which is expanding.
Patricia Saleem said that she didn’t think she would have an apartment.
After 30 years of experiencing domestic violence, Saleem escaped but couldn’t afford to be on her own.
“I thought it couldn’t get (any) worse,” Saleem said. “That’s how I was feeling.”
A program helped Saleem have a safe, new start.
In the video at the top of this webpage, Channel 9′s Allison Latos learns how officials from the city and Mecklenburg County, and a developer are turning property taxes into a promising opportunity for families.
(Watch the video below: New NEST Commission aims to help solve Charlotte’s affordable housing crisis)
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