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Christmas came early this year for Rayven White, and it arrived in the form of a new house key.
On a quiet street in Concord on Thursday, White was handed possession of a 1,200-square-foot house that marked the end of her years-long quest to become a homeowner.
CONCORD, N.C. — If you ask Patrick Graham, he’ll tell you his work is personal.
“My mother worked all of her life,” Graham explained. “Fifty-plus years before she retired. She passed away this past year and was never able to own [a home]. As a young man, I thought that I would be able to provide her that opportunity. It’s one of the things that I sort of failed at. It didn’t happen. So, I carry that chip on my shoulder.”
CONCORD, N.C. — A historic church in Concord is getting a makeover.
WeBuild Concord, an affordable housing nonprofit launched by the city, just bought the historic Kerr Street Baptist Church to develop it into 15 affordable housing and workspace units.
CONCORD, N.C. — Concord city leaders were scheduled to discuss a proposed ordinance that would allow tiny homes in city limits to address the growing need for affordable housing.
The discussion was tabled for now, but city officials said they have received an increasing number of inquiries from developers about smaller homes on smaller lots in areas that currently have single-family homes.
CONCORD, N.C. (WBTV) – WeBuild Concord has purchased the historic Kerr Street Baptist Church, 114 Kerr Street, Concord, NC, to develop fifteen (15) affordable and workforce housing units and incubator space for entrepreneurs and artists.
WeBuild Concord has purchased the historic Kerr Street Baptist Church, 114 Kerr Street, Concord, NC, to develop fifteen (15) affordable and workforce housing units and incubator space for entrepreneurs and artists. A local firm, Carlos Moore Architects, is leading the design.
WeBuild Concord, in collaboration with the City of Concord, Cabarrus County, and other partners, will begin one of the most significant homeownership efforts in the historic Logan Community.
The Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation is supporting WeBuild Concord’s effort to form a community advisory board to ensure its policies and projects reflect the needs of residents and partners. The step comes when several construction projects are about to begin in parts of Concord.
The City of Concord, Cabarrus County, and local nonprofit We Build Concord are coming together to build a new affordable housing development in Concord to give families a chance at homeownership.
Concord is the most popular suburb of Charlotte and the cost of homes is rising, with a price tag that is out of reach for many families.
WeBuild Concord, formerly Concord Family Enrichment Association, is asking the Concord city council to approve a $1 million contribution from the city’s affordable housing fund.
The money would be used towards an $11 million effort to create 50-60 affordable housing units over the next year. One of the first of those projects is a 26-unit townhome development known as the Lincoln Street Townhomes for people making 80% or less than the median income.
CFEA will become WeBuild Concord with a new vision and mission. Board chair of WeBuild Concord and City of Concord Councilman, J.C. McKenzie, said that the new name solidifies the brand of the organizations. McKenzie added that the new name focuses on the pillar of the organization—the building of opportunities, partnerships, and homes. Logo design also often comes into play when such organizations undergo branding and name changes.
Concord Family Enrichment Association (CFEA) announced a new name, several housing projects, and new construction partners at the Concord City Council meeting. CFEA is now WeBuild Concord with a new mission and vision.