Housing & Development

Housing & Development

Energy Assistance Money Still Available in New Hanover County

The New Hanover County Department of Social Services is accepting applications for the Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) until March 31. The program provides a one-time annual vendor payment to help eligible families pay their energy expenses.

North Carolina Lawmakers Receive Major Solar Accolades

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) is honored to present both Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC) and Rep. George Holding (R-NC) with the prestigious SEIASolar Champion Award, an honor bestowed upon entities or individuals who have helped strengthen solar power in America.


Congressman David E. Price (NC-04), Raking Member of the House Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Subcommittee, released the following statement responding to reports that House Republicans will not consider the remaining Fiscal Year 2017 Appropriations bills.

Mountain Housing Opportunities Honored for Work with NC Housing Finance Agency

Mountain Housing Opportunities will be recognized for its 25 years of partnership with the North Carolina Housing Finance Agency at a plaque dedication ceremony on Friday, Nov. 18, in Weaverville. This partnership has brought an investment of more than $1 million from the Agency’s housing rehabilitation programs through Mountain Housing to help more than 500 local families stay in their homes

The City of East Spencer Receives USDA Grant

Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) joined Mayor Mallet, USDA Undersecretary Lisa Mensah, and USDA State Director Randy Gore to announce a $75,000 grant from USDA for Rural Development.

Congresswoman Alma Adams Welcomes Congressman David Price to Charlotte for a Tour of the...

Congresswoman Alma Adams welcomed Congressman David Price, Ranking Member of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Subcommittee, to Charlotte for a tour of the Charlotte Area Transit System. Congresswoman Adams and Congressman Price discussed funding and opportunities for continued transportation growth with city officials.


Congressman David E. Price (NC-04), Ranking Member of the House Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (T-HUD) Appropriations Subcommittee, announced that the City of Fayetteville will receive a $10 million grant to expand the terminal building at Fayetteville Regional Airport. The grant will be provided by the Federal Aviation Administration’s Airport Improvement Program (AIP), which is funded by the Airport and Airway Trust Fund as part of the annual T-HUD Appropriations bill. The AIP program helps eligible airports pay for improvements to enhance airport safety, capacity, and security or mitigate environmental and noise concerns.

County & City Workforce Housing Committee Sets Meeting Schedule

New Hanover County and the City of Wilmington’s Ad Hoc Committee on Improving Workforce/Affordable Housing has established its meeting schedule for the remainder of the year. All meetings will take place at New Hanover County’s Executive Development Center, located at 1241 Military Cutoff Road in Wilmington from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. The meeting dates are as follows

New Hanover County seeking applicants for boards and committees

To provide opportunities for citizens to participate in county government, the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners is seeking interested citizens to apply for appointment to the following

Burr & Tillis Urge Veterans Administration, Budget Office to Automatically Grant Disability Benefits to...

Senators Richard Burr (R-NC) and Thom Tillis (R-NC) wrote a letter to Office of Management and Budget Director Shaun Donavan urging the Department of Veterans Affairs to grant presumptive disability status to veterans suffering from diseases caused by poisoned water at Camp Lejeune, including Parkinson’s Disease, Bladder Cancer and Leukemia, among others.

Interior Announces Milestone for Wind Energy Development Offshore North Carolina

As part of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan to create American jobs, develop domestic clean energy sources and cut carbon pollution, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Director Abigail Ross Hopper today announced a proposed lease sale for 122,405 acres offshore North Carolina for commercial wind energy leasing.


This week, President Obama signed into law a provision authored by Congressman David E. Price (NC-04) and sponsored by Congressman Robert Aderholt (AL-04) that modernizes the outdated formula used to distribute funds for the Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS (HOPWA) program.

Butterfield Statement on Wildin Acosta’s Release from Restricted Housing

Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) released the following statement following confirmation from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) that Wildin Acosta was released from restricted housing at Stewart Detention Center:

2016 Matsumoto Prize Online Voting Now Open

The 2016 Matsumoto Prize, supported by the McAdams Foundation, includes public voting to determine three “People’s Choice” winners. Anyone may vote by email (one time per email address) for his or her favorite entry starting today and running through June 29.

Meadows’ Bill on D.C. Home Rule Passes House

On Wednesday evening, Congressman Mark Meadows’ bill, H.R. 5233, the Clarifying Congressional Intent in Providing for D.C. Home Rule Act of 2016, passed the House of Representatives.


How One Agent Is Surviving In Today’s Market

Raleigh, NC - May 23, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- For the 3rd consecutive year in a row Rupert Bryan has not only won all the top awards in the Coldwell Banker Falls Office, but he is also ranked as one of the Top Agents in the Triangle (#18 Triangle Business Journal Residential Realtor)



Raleigh-Durham Surprises as City to Watch

London and Silicon Valley heading up the Global Top 30 on JLL’s 2017 Investment Intensity Index? Not surprising. But Raleigh-Durham, Austin and Denver also making the list? Now that’s interesting. It’s because these smaller powerhouses are punching above their weight in proportion to their local GDP and going head-to-head with highly globalized markets that are traditionally more attractive to investors. More...