Mecklenburg County Votes To Approve $40 Million In Affordable Housing Spending


Last night, Mecklenburg County approved a massive new spending package which includes $40 million for affordable housing projects across our region.

The spending plan was allocated from the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, or ARPA.

According to the county, the package will be allocated to the following housing projects:

  • CrossRoads Corp. for Affordable Housing Comm. Dev. Inc.$144,900
  • Town of Davidson, Comprehensive Housing Affordability Program, $1,000,000
  • Dominium, Creekridge On The Park, $5,000,000
  • DreamKey Partners, Johnston Oehler Seniors, $2,750,000
  • DreamKey Partners, Easter’s Home at Caldwell, $2,500,000
  • Habitat for Humanity of the Charlotte Region, Hope Springs Infrastructure, $1,737,249
  • Laurel Street Residential, LLC, Mount Moriah Seniors, $6,000,000
  • NHP Foundation, LaSalle at Lincoln Heights, $1,100,000
  • Urban Trends Real Estate Inc., Lakeview Apartments, $1,600,000
  • West Side CLT, West Side Community Land Trust, $650,000
  • Department of Community Support Services, Coordinated Entry Expansion, $612,349
  • Department of Criminal Justice Services, Vendor Housing Expansion, $1,458,287
  • Freedom Fighting Missionaries Inc., Second Chance Homeless to Housing, $1,250,000
  • Coalicion Latinoamericana, Multisector Response Network for Humanitarian Relief, $2,000,000
  • County Manager’s Office, West Charlotte Homes, $6,000,000
  • Matthews Help Center, $350,000
  • Salvation Army, Expansion of Center of Hope Shelter, $3,156,389
  • Pineville Neighbors Place, Better at Home, Part 2, $2 300,000
  • Roof Above, Expansion and Enhancement of Day Services Center, $710,000
  • Veterans Bridge Home, Mecklenburg County American Rescue Plan Act ‐ VBH Housing Sustainability Program, $1,013,200 

According to officials, these housing grants will fund at least 536 new affordable units and 29 single-family homes, as well as renovations for dozens of affordable units and homes currently located around our city.