The Cost of Affordable Housing

Once Stigma and Demographics of Affordable Housing have been explored one must ask, what is the true cost of Affordable Housing? It turns out building affordable housing is not particularly affordable. In fact, there is a huge discrepancy between what these buildings cost to construct/maintain and the rents most people can pay. Without subsidizing the costs, it is often impossible to provide affordable housing. According to studies by The Urban Institute there is not enough affordable housing in the United States; for every 100 extremely low-income households, there are only 29 adequate, affordable, and available rental units. Why does the

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We Don’t Just Do Multifamily

It’s extremely likely that you have heard of Reg Narmour – the “Godfather” of multifamily in Charlotte. In 1973 Reg Narmour moved to Charlotte and capitalized on the growth of the “New South”. Reg came to Charlotte from Texas to open a multi-family architectural practice in conjunction with a developer at that time, Paragon. That move changed the trajectory of Reg’s career as well as the future of multi-family architecture in Charlotte. Over the next twenty-five years he grew his regional architectural practice, the Reg Narmour Architectural Group, with offices in five cities from Virginia to Florida. His firm became

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Mosby Ingleside Apartments

NarmourWright Architecture is proud to announce the completion of Mosby Ingleside Apartments. Developed by Middleburg Partners Real Estate, designed by NarmourWright Architecture and constructed by Summit Contracting Group, Mosby Ingleside is located in North Charleston, South Carolina. Mosby Ingleside consists of 12 buildings, 312 units and approximately 300,000 SF. It features modern living with a hint of southern charm. In each 1, 2, and 3 bedroom units you will find 9 foot ceilings, large walk-in closets, Nest thermostats, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, and Bluetooth keyless entry. Located amidst protected wetlands, you will find miles of sidewalks and a board walk with

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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Although it’s not as well known a cause as breast cancer, this epidemic affects over twice as many women worldwide.  Given the increasing recent accounts of politicians’ and celebrities’ experiences in the media, I’d like to take a few moments to shine the light on Domestic Violence Awareness Month. More often than not this issue is swept under the rug or avoided in conversation…it’s embarrassing.  Far too many women and children live in fear day in and day out.  The World Health Organization reports that an astounding one in three women worldwide experience physical or sexual violence in their lifetime.

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