March 20, 2013

Experts: Plan affordable housing along N.C. rail corridor

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — At a meeting held by Triangle Transit to talk about the future of affordable housing along a planned rail corridor, presenters said light rail projects around the country have shown it is important to start early to procure affordable housing nearby, The Chapel Hill News reported.

Triangle Transit and the Justice Center, a progressive research and advocacy organization, partnered with a group of University of North Carolina graduate students who have researched the potential for gentrification along the rail line. For the full story, click here.

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