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Community Link is working with Bank of America for new zero down, zero closing cost mortgages

This program supports first-time homebuyers- especially Black and Hispanic people looking to own their home.
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Veterans are struggling to become homeowners. A Charlotte non-profit is offering a unique path for them

From WCNC: Community Link wants to help those who served the country become homeowners on the homefront.
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Congratulations to Tameka Gunn, Lori Beullah, and Emily Bellomo for their earned promotions within Community Link.

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'I was just having a hard time getting into a place' | Charlotte mom shares the struggle of finding safe housing as local groups seek solutions

One woman who spoke to WCNC Charlotte said she had to make tough choices for her and her children.
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'It’s a feeling of security' | Charlotte organization helps prevent foreclosures and keep families in their homes

Community Link tells us that more than 95% of the foreclosure cases they have worked on have been turned around.
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Public transit's role in affordable housing

Charlotte-based Community Link believes a robust transit system can lead to more access to affordable housing units and job opportunities throughout the city.
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Investors bought $1.4B in homes in Charlotte in Q3.

The Business Journals analyzed data from Seattle-based Redfin Corp. to find out where investors bought the most homes in the third quarter.
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Meck County discusses new plan to help house homeless

The 2025 Housing and Homelessness Strategy is the first broad effort to address the lack of affordable housing and displacement in Mecklenburg County. The plan will utilize a combination of public, private, and nonprofit sector leaders to fix the issues.
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Black applicants in NC, SC are more likely to be denied home loans.

Black applicants in NC, SC are more likely to be denied home loans. Here's the data, from the Charlotte Observer.
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Charlotte residents struggling with blows to unemployment benefits

Hear Floyd Davis talk about what the pandemic unemployment benefits mean for many Charelotteans.
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Find Out How To Get Rent Assistance

Community Link was granted $1 million in CARES Act funds for housing assistance. Community Link CEO Floyd Davis Jr. sat down with the Independent Tribune to talk about the state of rent debt in North Carolina.
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Si necesita asistencia de vivienda, Community Link lo podrá ayudar

“Las soluciones de vivienda que nosotros ofrecemos pueden ser diferentes de acuerdo a la situación de la persona”, dijo Martha Borgese, miembro de la Junta Directiva de Community Link.
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Pride Magazine: Buying a Homes Equals Building Wealth

A PRIDE Magazine column (Nov/Dec 2021 Living Issue) by Floyd R. Davis, Jr.
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Our 2021 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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These Charlotte ZIP codes saw high evictions, despite federal moratorium

While a federal moratorium significantly curbed evictions in Mecklenburg County, those that did occur did so most frequently in some of the county’s most vulnerable areas. As Community Link's CEO and President states, these also mirror the geographic areas of he clients who come to Community Link.
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As moratorium ends, evictions climb back up

"We're going to have a larger homeless population in this country," he said. "I don't see the resolution of the problem happening in 90 days." Learn what Floyd R. Davis., Jr. thinks will happen in the wake of the moratorium ending as he talks to WCNC Charlotte.
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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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Pride Magazine NC’s Best of the Best for 2021: Tameka Gunn and Angela Cavender are recognized

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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The Charlotte Ledger's 40 Over 40: Floyd R. Davis, Jr. is recognized

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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The 2025 Plan: Charlotte-Mecklenburg Housing & Homelessness Strategy

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 called the 2025 Charlotte-Mecklenburg Housing & Homelessness Strategy.
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Largest lenders deny home loans for Black applicants up to three times more often than whites

Watch President/CEO Floyd R. Davis, Jr. speak in WCNC's Where's the Money report.
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Spectrum News: In Depth on Community Link

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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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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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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Charlotte Talks: The Rise Of Youth Homelessness

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