A neighborhood for working families along with apartments for seniors, formerly homeless individuals and adults with developmental disabilities were honored today with Housing North Carolina Awards for excellence in affordable housing. Located in Charlotte, East Flat Rock, Greensboro and Greenville, these developments were the latest in the awards’ 28-year history to be recognized.

Sponsored by the North Carolina Housing Finance Agency, the awards pay tribute to outstanding home ownership, rental and supportive housing developments that serve as models for other communities. Winners were honored at a luncheon during the NC Affordable Housing Conference, which hosted nearly 1,000 housing industry professionals at the Raleigh Convention Center,

Winning developments were selected for affordability, design, sustainability, community contribution, resident services and creative partnerships. They are:
Mother Teresa Villa, Charlotte, a home for adults with developmental disabilities that was created by the Catholic Diocese of Charlotte Housing Corporation with support from the City of Charlotte and co-sponsored by InReach, a local nonprofit that provides residential support for people with disabilities.
Dodd Meadows, East Flat Rock, a single-family home neighborhood developed by Henderson County Habitat for Humanity with support from the City of Asheville.
Hope Court, Greensboro, a permanent supportive housing facility for formerly homeless individuals, persons with disabilities and working families developed by Affordable Housing Management with support from the City of Greensboro.
Parkside Commons, Greenville, a rental development offering 98 apartments for Greenville’s seniors, developed by Taft Development Group with support from the City of Greenville.

The NC Housing Finance Agency is a self-supporting public agency that has financed more than 255,000 affordable homes and apartments. The Agency hosts the NC Affordable Housing Conference, Oct. 25-26, in partnership with the Community Investment Corporation of the Carolinas and the NC Housing Coalition.