See what our collaborations have taught us about addressing housing needs.

Housing Collaborative is dedicated to staying ahead of the important information affecting tenants, property providers and service agencies. Check back frequently to see what is changing in affordable housing and how those changes may affect you.

Housing Collaborative in the News

By now you know, our vision is to provide comprehensive housing services to create a path home for everyone. How do we do it? We make affordable housing easier to navigate. By sharing industry updates, information impacting affordable housing and our own stories, we aim to spread knowledge and awareness of current affordable housing news. Catch up on our latest press pieces, mentions and news coverage as our professional housing navigators work to continue our mission.

Calling All Housing Providers: We have a $1,000 signing bonus for you!

In Mecklenburg County, we are losing more housing options than we can build back up: over 2,500 residents actively need homes from providers who accept vouchers. Housing Collaborative consistently works to bridge the gap between these individuals and property providers, but we need help! We are committed to helping residents succeed, and property providers hold the key to our residents’ futures; this is why we offer providers special incentives and on-demand support to ensure that these individuals are STAR residents throughout their time in households.

How to Avoid Scams When Searching for Housing

After over 20 years of helping people find housing, we have learned a lot. Unfortunately, that includes how to spot a scam. Below, we share some of our best tips to help identify potential red flags during the housing search journey.

More second chance stories

As an organization, we aim to facilitate access to affordable housing. By employing individuals who have experienced the effects of housing challenges firsthand, we aim to offer hope, guidance, and the opportunity for a second chance in all facets of our work. 

Partnership highlights

We’ve had the opportunity to work alongside some high-impact organizations right here in Charlotte, NC.

Will Howard now has his own place to call home.

Howard had been living in a crawlspace, despite qualifying for a federal housing voucher