affordable housing http://whqr.org en Permanent Housing for the Disabled Near Greenfield Lake is Progressing http://whqr.org/post/permanent-housing-disabled-near-greenfield-lake-progressing <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It’s taken eight years of planning, but within the next twelve months, work could begin on a new permanent supportive housing facility near Greenfield Lake. WHQR’s Isabelle Shepherd reports the space would provide affordable housing for 40 disabled people.&nbsp;</span></p><p>Permanent supportive housing resembles ordinary rental agreements. The difference: It is geared towards the disabled<strong>,</strong> including veterans and the elderly.</p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 18:18:00 +0000 Isabelle Shepherd 58290 at http://whqr.org Permanent Housing for the Disabled Near Greenfield Lake is Progressing Housing Authority Aims to Crack Down on Crime in Public Housing http://whqr.org/post/housing-authority-aims-crack-down-crime-public-housing <p>The <a href="http://www.wha.net/index.htm">Wilmington Housing Authority</a> is cracking down on crime in public housing communities. At Monday's monthly board meeting, a UNCW graduate student is presenting a study on criminal activity in affordable housing. And the Authority is proposing sweeping policy changes in an effort to get public housing residents and their visitors off the streets late at night.</p> Fri, 23 Aug 2013 18:26:46 +0000 Katie O'Reilly 41967 at http://whqr.org Housing Authority Aims to Crack Down on Crime in Public Housing