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Gentrification warning sinks zoning change for mixed use on Seventh Avenue

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An effort by an investor to turn buildings he owns on Seventh Avenue into higher end residential-commercial projects was struck down by the Hendersonville City Council last week amid warnings about gentrification in the historic district and repeating urban renewal sins of the past.   Read Story »

Tags: Green Meadows | Historic Seventh Avenue District | urban redevelopment | affordable housing | gentrification

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Close-in project beats two other proposals to win tax credit financing

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Tags: affordable housing | tax credit financing

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Council OKs 132 units on Duncan Hill Road

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The Hendersonville City Council authorized a rezoning to allow 132 apartments on 8.7 acres between Signal Hill and Duncan Hill roads, the second of two development requests it granted Thursday night that could lead to almost 600 new dwellings on either side of Four Seasons Boulevard.   Read Story »

Tags: housing | affordable housing | 2021 housing boom

Henderson County Business

City Council OKs rezoning for senior apartments on Sixth Avenue

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A divided Hendersonville City Council voted Thursday to grant a rezoning request that could result in 43 affordable senior apartments on Sixth Avenue West at North Oak Street.   Read Story »

Tags: affordable housing | senior housing | tax credit financing | Hawkins Pointe

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LIGHTNING EDITORIAL: City Planning Board obstructs worthy projects

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Proximity to medical offices, a fitness center, supermarkets and other shops, a flat piece of property on a major thoroughfare and affordable rent would be a good start if we were listing the right assets for a senior housing development in Hendersonville.   Read Story »

Tags: Southgate Shopping Center | affordable housing | senior housing | 2021 housing boom | tax credit financing

Henderson County News

Planning Board recommends denial of senior apartments on Sixth Avenue

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The Hendersonville Planning Board said no to a rezoning application to allow a three-story senior housing development across from the Pardee Hospital campus and then endorsed a rezoning for a different senior housing proposal on Chimney Rock Road during its regular meeting on Monday.   Read Story »

Tags: affordable housing | senior housing | West Side Historic District

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City OKs 80 units of affordable housing on Sugarloaf

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The city will see a development of 80 units of desperately needed affordable housing on Sugarloaf Road if the Housing Assistance Corp. completes the plan that won City Council approval Thursday night.   Read Story »

Tags: Housing Assistance Corp. | affordable housing | Apple Ridge

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Planning Board endorses affordable housing development

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A proposal to build 80 units of affordable housing on Sugarloaf Road has one more hurdle to go to win city approval.   Read Story »

Tags: Housing Assistance Corp. | affordable housing | Sugarloaf Road | Apple Ridge

Flat Rock Four Seasons Politics

Edwards' affordable housing bill draws fire

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State Sen. Chuck Edwards is direct and blunt when he defends a bill that he acknowledges is causing “heartburn” in city halls across North Carolina.   Read Story »

Tags: affordable housing | Zoning

Henderson County News

Housing Assistance Corp. names new director

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The Housing Assistance Corporation has selected Ashlynn McCoy as its next executive director.   Read Story »

Tags: Housing Assistance Corp. | affordable housing | Ashlynn McCoy

Fletcher News

LOCAL BRIEFS: Pardee shots, housing panel, welcoming Fletcher chief

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Pardee urges people to sign up for shot   Read Story »

Tags: affordable housing | Fletcher police | vaccination rollout

Henderson County News

Council OKs 84-unit Duncan Terrace

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The Hendersonville City Council on Thursday authorized a rezoning for an 84-unit complex of workforce housing in the triangle formed by North Main Street and Signal Hill and Duncan Hill roads on the condition that the developer try to preserve three large trees on the property.   Read Story »

Tags: housing | affordable housing | Signal Hill Road | apartments | Duncan Hill Road

Henderson County Business

Planners endorse 84-unit Duncan Terrace project

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An 84-unit complex of workforce housing could go up in the triangle formed by Signal Hill and Duncan Hill roads if the Hendersonville City Council accepts the city Planning Board recommendation to approve a rezoning.   Read Story »

Tags: affordable housing | apartments

Henderson County Business

Grymes joins Dogwood Trust to promote affordable housing

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Sarah Grymes, an experienced housing development expert with a strong financial background, joined Dogwood Health Trust last week as vice president of Impact for Housing.   Read Story »

Tags: Housing Assistance Corp. | affordable housing | Sarah Grymes | Dogwood Health Trust

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City Council delays action on rezoning for homes on Chadwick Avenue

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The Hendersonville City Council on Thursday night delayed action on a rezoning request that would allow four homes on three-quarters of an acre on Chadwick Avenue in hopes of reaching a compromise on the density, a buffer between a neighboring homeowner and floodwater control.   Read Story »

Tags: affordable housing | disruptive land uses | Chadwick Avenue

Henderson County Business

Planning Board endorses 291-unit development near Sam's Club

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A development of 291 apartments and townhomes got the green light from the Hendersonville Planning Board on Monday and heads next to the Hendersonville City Council.   Read Story »

Tags: housing | affordable housing | disruptive land uses

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

Was Tap Root vote a missed opportunity?

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Populist uprisings against larger housing development, new roads and other transportation improvements show no sign of fading after the Henderson County Board of Commissioners killed the proposed 900-unit Tap Root Farms project.   Read Story »

Tags: affordable housing | Tap Root Dairy | Tap Root development

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Library security discussion spotlights growing homelessness

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Patrons could find their handbags and backpacks searched as they enter the public library. They may already have noticed a greater police presence inside and out. And they may see more security upgrades as the county struggles to respond to what neighbors and library staffers describe as an increase in homeless people inside and suspicious activity outside.   Read Story »

Tags: Henderson County public library | homeless | affordable housing

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18 cottages planned for Greenville Highway

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Tags: affordable housing | Greenville Hwy

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City OKs 67-home subdivision on Howard Gap

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Tags: housing | Hendersonville City Council | Development | affordable housing

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Council rejects denser housing on Third Avenue

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Siding with neighbors over the property owner, the Hendersonville City Council unanimously rejected a rezoning request to allow higher density housing on the Third Avenue West property the Interfaith Assistance Ministry is selling.   Read Story »

Tags: affordable housing

Henderson County News

Tax credit financing goes to Frances Road, not Oklawaha

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A Charlotte-based developer of affordable apartments has been awarded tax credit financing for its proposed 80-unit development on Frances Road in Hendersonville. Two other proposed developments, the 66-unit Oklawaha Village on North Main Street and the 72-unit Signal Ridge apartments on Signal Hill Road, did not receive authorization to finance construction through tax credits.   Read Story »

Tags: Housing Assistance Corp. | Oklawaha Village | affordable housing | Cedar Terrace apartments

Henderson County News

Alpine owner gives up, park goes back to seller

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The Alpine Woods Resort owner who managed what officials described as a public nuisance with high crime rates and numerous housing code violations has given the property back to previous owners and walked away.   Read Story »

Tags: affordable housing | Alpine Woods Resort

Henderson County Business

Mills River retreats on affordable housing

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MILLS RIVER — Taking a tentative step toward higher density housing, the Mills River Town Board last week looked at a “middle ground” land-use proposal that would allow developments of quarter-acre lots for the first time.   Read Story »

Tags: housing | land-use planning | affordable housing

Henderson County News

Emergency housing aid reduced slightly

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The local Board for the Emergency Food and Shelter Program has been notified of a reduction in the national program's funding.   Read Story »

Tags: Ruth Birge | affordable housing