Charlotte Talks: Pam Kelley On The Affordable Housing Crisis

Jun 20, 2019

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Credit City of Charlotte

Reporter Pam Kelly has been working with the Charlotte Journalism Collaborative, talks about possible solutions to the problem we face with our shortage of affordable housing.

Charlotte, like many other cities in America, is suffering from a major shortage of affordable housing.

Charlotte would need roughly 34,000 more units of affordable housing to meet the need, mostly for families and others who make less than $25,000 a year, according to one report.

Reporter Pam Kelly, in partnership with the Charlotte Journalism Collaborative has been searching for responses and possible solution to the problem of affordable housing, by looking at what is being done here locally, and other areas throughout the county. 

Guests:

Pam Kelley, freelance journalist, author, Money Rock

For more information on Charlotte's affordable hosuing crisis see WFAE's series Finding Home here.