New Nicholtown affordable housing complex underway

City of Greenville provided the land valued at $125,550.

Greenville City Council candidate Lindsey Jacobs says everybody needs a seat at the table as Greenville grows

Lindsey Jacobs says all city residents need to have representation in city hall. That’s why she says she’s running for Greenville City Council.

John DeWorken takes another run at a Greenville City Council seat

John DeWorken may be running for a different seat on the Greenville City Council than he did two years ago, but he says the issues are the same.

Is church land part of the answer to Greenville’s affordable housing crisis? Some say yes.

Churches own more about 8.25 square miles of land in Greenville County. Could some of that land help address the county’s affordable housing crisis? Some say yes.

New CommunityWorks president sees opportunity for growth inside and outside Greenville

CommunityWorks. a nonprofit financial institution based in Greenville, works to move people and places out of poverty. Tammie Hoy-Hawkins, who will take over as president and CEO in January, says there’s plenty of work to do inside and outside Greenville County.

Five years after Scott Towers implosion, redevelopment work begins

Work on the redevelopment of the site where Scott Towers once stood will begin this week, more than five years after the public housing high-rise for seniors and the disabled on Augusta Street was imploded.

TD grant will help formulate affordable-housing plan in Unity Park area

As the city inches closer to beginning site work for its planned Unity Park, a planning grant from the TD Charitable Foundation will formulate a plan for affordable housing in the Southernside neighborhood which borders the park.

Forum highlights gentrification, affordable housing problems

A presentation on gentrification and affordable housing turned into a lively discussion Wednesday in the heart of a small, traditionally black community in Greenville — Nicholtown Missionary Baptist Church.

Greenville City Council gives initial approval to land sale for development that includes affordable housing, office space

A new affordable housing and office space development on West Washington Street is one step closer to reality with Greenville City Council’s initial approval of land sale and development agreement.

Greenville County has new tool to address affordable housing shortage

Greenville County creates new housing fund to address affordable housing shortage.

Affordable housing incentives, possibilities for ‘missing-middle housing’ part of proposal for Unity Park area

Developers will have added incentive to build affordable and workforce housing in the area near Greenville’s new Unity Park under a proposed community character plan and form-based zoning plan.

Year in Review: The Top 5 City Stories from 2018

Unity Park is getting closer to construction. The city is getting more affordable housing. Parking and public transportation is still generating headlines. In the city of Greenville, growth and the issues surrounding it dominated the top news stories of 2018.

New program addresses affordable housing by helping homeowners make repairs

Helping low- and moderate-income make repairs that allow them to stay in their homes is the Greenville Housing Fund’s newest way to address affordable housing.

Greenville City Council approves $5M budget surplus plan

Greenville’s city council will spend $4.9 million of its $8 million budget surplus on affordable housing, public transportation, and neighborhood investment.

Building hope: Homes of Hope celebrates 20 years with lofty goals

During the 20 years since it was first founded, Homes of Hope has done affordable housing differently.