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November 4, 2021

RENDERINGS: Crescent Communities eyes 2023 to finish first phase of massive River District

Charlotte Business Journal, Collin Huguley, October 5, 2021 It appears developers are inching closer to […]
November 4, 2021

Housing solutions crucial for pandemic recovery, HUD leader says in Charlotte

The Charlotte Observer, Lauren Lindstrom, September 28, 2021 Marcia Fudge, U.S. Department of Housing and […]
October 25, 2021

Cousins Properties Elects Dionne Nelson To Board Of Directors

PRS Newswire, Roni Imbeaux, May 24, 2021 Cousins Properties (NYSE: CUZ) announced today that Dionne Nelson has been […]
April 7, 2021

Affordable Housing’s Leading Women

Affordable Housing Finance, Donna Kimura and Christine Serlin, April 5, 2021 Dionne Nelson, president and […]
February 1, 2021

Laurel Street Receives Equity Investment from TruFund’s Impact Developers Fund to Accelerate Growth

PRN Newswire, TruFund Financial Services, January 28, 2021 TruFund Financial Services (“TruFund”), a Community Development […]
November 13, 2020

Two New Reports from the Urban Land Institute Highlight the Need for the Real Estate Industry to Promote Health and Social Equity

ULI Americas, Justin Arnold, November 10, 2020 Two new reports released today by the Urban […]
October 9, 2020

Mixed-Income Development Coming to Charlotte’s Uptown

Affordable Housing Finance, September 24, 2020 Laurel Street and the Little Rock Community Development Corp. […]
October 9, 2020

CLT Forward: Laurel Street Residential

Charlotte Business Journal, Laura Williams-Tracy, September 18, 2020 Dionne Nelson and her team are tackling […]
August 14, 2020

Black commercial real estate executives talk about challenges of building their businesses in Charlotte — and solutions for tackling diversity

Charlotte Business Journal, Ashley Fahey, July 28, 2020 As part of the national conversation around […]
July 1, 2019

Atlanta Affordable Project Breaks Ground

Multi-Housing News, Laura Calugar, June 28, 2019 The City of Atlanta, together with affordable housing developers […]
October 9, 2020

What role planning, development has in Charlotte’s push for upward mobility, equity

Charlotte Business Journal, Ashley Fahey, July 20, 2020 Zoning laws, racist deed restrictions and government […]
July 11, 2019

Durham County seeks affordable housing downtown. Here’s what’s coming to Main Street.

The News & Observer, Joe Johnson, July 11, 2019 Dionne Nelson has spent her career building […]
July 10, 2019

950 affordable housing units across the city could be coming soon

Charlotte Observer, Lauren Lindstrom, July 9, 2019 Eight affordable housing projects totaling 950 units stand to […]
June 28, 2019

In Southwest Atlanta, $28M affordable housing venture breaks ground

Curbed Atlanta, Sean Keenan, June 25, 2019 The City of Atlanta has taken another step toward […]
June 20, 2019

New wave of affordable housing units planned for Charlotte, including near light rail

The Charlotte Observer, Danielle Chemtob, June 18, 2019 As Charlotte grapples with a shortage of affordable […]
October 9, 2020

City paves way for new housing

Rome News-Tribune, Jeremy Stewart, May 19, 2020 Several developers got the endorsement of the Rome […]
May 17, 2019

246 units in Daniel Brooks Homes community to be demolished for redevelopment

Fox 8 News, Web Staff, May 8, 2019 HIGH POINT, N.C. — The Housing Authority of […]
May 6, 2020

Affordable housing’ is in the eye of the beholder

Rome News-Tribune, Doug Walker, May 2, 2020 Several new affordable housing projects are in the works, […]
May 17, 2019

Laurel Street Residential Expands Charlotte Footprint

Multi Housing News, Jeff Hamann, April 24, 2019 A private investor has sold Sharon Oaks Apartments, […]
May 17, 2019

How this Charlotte group put together an affordable-housing deal with funding help from the city

Charlotte Business Journal, Ashley Fahey, April 19, 2019 The first naturally occurring affordable housing deal in […]