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‘Status quo is not working.’ Can Charlotte Find Solutions for Affordable Housing Crisis?

The new Charlotte Journalism Collaborative will be covering this critical issue with a solutions journalism approach. Keep an eye out for these stories over the next few months.

Like most major American cities, Charlotte is suffering from a severe shortage of affordable housing. More than a third of households in Charlotte are “cost-burdened,” which means they spend more than 30 percent of their income on housing, according to a city report.

Home is where the hearth is

Gay & Gray: LGBTQ Seniors Commentary: Senior living option available in the Triangle

When I first heard the term cohousing, my only frame of reference was the hippie communes that flourished in the 1960s and 1970s.

Our People: Erin Barbee

Elder Advocate, Community Leader

Aldersgate Director of Mission Advancement Erin Barbee, whose commitment to education and equality, helped propel Aldersgate towards a prestigious national certification in services for LGBTQ elders.

Taking Care of Senior Business

Legal Eagles: Tips for Aging LGBTQ Individuals

You can avoid a lot of it by using the laws available to you and doing good legal planning. This article will discuss ways LGBTQ seniors can use the law to protect ourselves and our loved ones.