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UNC Charlotte Urban Insitute's Analysis on Charlotte's Housing Market

Reaffirming Community Link's stance that there is a dire need for more affordable housing in our area, recent research from UNC Charlotte Urban Institute shows how Wall Street landlords are having a negative impact on market pricing.
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Our own Tameka Gunn and Angela Cavender are recognized in Pride Magazine NC’s Best of the Best for 2021

Community Link's Tameka Gunn and Angela Cavender were recognized in Pride Magazine NC's Best of the Best for 2021.
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Our CEO and President, Floyd R. Davis, Jr. is recognized as part of The Ledger's 40 Over 40 Recipients

Community Link's CEO and President, Floyd R. Davis, Jr., was named one of Charlotte Ledger's 2021 40 Over 40 winners.
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More on the 2025 Charlotte-Mecklenburg Housing & Homelessness Strategy

Recently, a broad consortium of the public, private and non-profit sectors announced the launch of a comprehensive community-wide effort to create a strategic plan around housing instability and homelessness in our community: 2025 Charlotte-Mecklenburg Housing & Homelessness Strategy. Community Link applauds this effort.
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Our 2020 Annual Report

Learn the impact our work is having to help end the affordable housing and homeless crises in North Carolina.
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Floyd R. Davis, Jr. talks to WCNC as part of an in-depth report on racial inequality in buying a home

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Floyd R. Davis, Jr., on Spectrum News

Community Link's CEO, Floyd R. Davis, Jr., discusses how we help individuals and families find and keep safe, decent, affordable housing across the Charlotte area.
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Unemployment is taxable

Did you receive unemployment benefits? Unemployment benefits are taxable. Make sure you're not caught off guard.
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Community Link stands in the gap as evictions loom

The Covid-19 pandemic has led to an eviction crisis in the U.S., where an estimated 30-40 million people are at risk of losing housing. Read about how this crisis is affecting the Charlotte area and how Community Link helps those most in need.
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Charlotte Nonprofits Brace For More Need As $600 Unemployment benefits Run Out

As unemployment benefits run out, many in our community face a housing crisis.
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Getting Results after Charlotte family falls on hard times

FOX 46 Charlotte called Community Link to see if we could help Lucas Roberts and his family. Today they’re off the street, out of shelters and living in their own home. Community Link worked closely with the Salvation Army on this success story.
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Family & Child Stability Services

We’re thrilled that Mecklenburg County recognized this problem and awarded Community Link an initial grant of $100,000 for our new Family & Child Stability Services program. It serves individuals and families who lack a permanent home. We’re currently partnering with A Child’s Place on this project now, with more agencies to come.
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StoryNow

Can you shoot great videos about important community work with just your smartphone? ‍ Community Link can, thanks to our friends at StoryNow. Community Link is participating in a pilot program for a new storytelling app from StoryNow for non-profits. We are very grateful to StoryNow CEO Tamara Park for showing us the power of video storytelling with the little device in our pockets. Many thanks to Wells Fargo as program funder!
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North Carolina Ranks a low 37th on prosperity

New, astounding stats reveal "that one household in four is unable to make ends meet while employed in low-wage jobs, and working multiple jobs doesn’t ensure stability for many families." Community Link is a member of Financial Security CLT, a collaborative that helps families get on and stay on a path to greater financial security.
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Martha Borgese, Community Link Board Member, Talks Vita

Hear Martha Borgese, Community link board member, talk with Telemundo about VITA, our free tax preparation program.
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WFAE's Finding Home: Helping Homeless Students By Supporting Their Families

Community Link President, Floyd R. Davis, Jr., discusses the Family and Child Stability program, a partnership with A Child's Place.
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Community Link on WFAE Charlotte Talks

Community Link's former Vice President, Harold Rice, discusses the child homelessness crisis on WFAE's Charlotte Talks.
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COVID Support

Life is difficult when you worry about where you will be able to sleep tonight or how you’ll get enough food for your family. It’s even more difficult when you have to worry about COVID-19.As you probably already know, Community Link is still serving our customers every day during this extraordinary time for our nation and the world. Many supporters have contacted us to ask how our families are faring and what they can do to help. We wanted to share how we are helping during this unprecedented time.
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