Motels are being turned into one solution for Charlotte’s affordable housing problem

Charlotte doesn’t have enough affordable housing. You’ve probably heard us say that many times in the past few years.

According to the development group Hines, the Charlotte metro area is short by about 25,000 housing units. And now there’s a new trend taking off in the city to try and chip away at that number: converting motels into permanent housing.

Alex Sands wrote about it for Axios Charlotte and joins Marshall Terry.

CJC Zine Project

Based on WFAE’s story “Motels are being turned into one solution for Charlotte’s affordable housing problem.”

Zine by Kelly Gilbert | Story by Marshall Terry, WFAE

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