Finding innovative, accessible, and urgent solutions to affordable housing is a top priority for the City of Raleigh. The City is committed to creating 5,700 affordable housing units by 2026, and we offer various programs and funding to local organizations that support residents struggling to find an affordable place to live. Want to learn more about local housing […]

Interested in helping solve affordable housing issues in Wake County? You can now apply to sit on the newly formed Affordable Housing Committee. The move was approved by Wake County Board of Commissioners, creating a 16-seat committee that will provide feedback, share resources around the Housing Affordability and Community Revitalization Department’s future efforts. The committee […]

Dr. Ben Carson and I are both African-American men who hail from Detroit. And that’s where the similarities end. Carson, who has been nominated by President-elect Donald Trump to become the next Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, is a brilliant neurosurgeon but who has zero experience running a massive federal agency. […]

New York's storied history of gentrification, gerrymandering and inflation makes affordable housing a convoluted issue.


President Obama made history on Friday by becoming the first U.S. sitting president to visit the Hiroshima bomb site in Japan. The city was destroyed 71 years ago by the world’s first atomic bomb, dropped by American forces. Prior to his arrival, a large crowd gathered by the memorial site. President Obama and Japanese Prime Minister […]


Ever since it was revealed that comedian Bill Cosby admitted to drugging women to have sex, he’s lost fans, major deals, and even a statue…