City of Fayetteville – Affordable Housing Project Updates

Christopher Cauley, Director of Economic and Community Development for the city gave an update on Affordable/Attainable housing projects within the city. Below are some of the highlights of his presentation.

June 6, 2022 – new policies and procedures which allows for more development partners and smaller scale rental developments.

August 7, 2023 – project proposals

Development Process – requires work by the developer on the front end to include property acquisition, market analysis, site layout and architectural drawings

The following are proposed projects:

Step Up – Nonprofit proposing to convert motel (Night Inn Motel – Eastern Blvd.) into supportive housing for homeless. The building will provide 137 single room units aimed at homelessness.

Fayetteville Gardens – Private developer proposing to rehab 100 units that are currently 40 years old. The property is located at 2915 Gordons Way (off Raeford Road).

Hillside Manor – Is a privately owned affordable housing development in need of substantial repairs.

S. Cool Spring St. – Innovative Builds, Inc. is a private developer producing 8 rental units by renovating an existing property.

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Published by Angie Hedgepeth

Angie Hedgepeth, Government Affairs Director for the Association, attends all the local meetings each month, as well as NAR and NCAR meetings, and keeps members abreast of the multiple issues being addressed in local, state and national government. She prepares reports on the meetings she attends and they are included in the weekly "Government Affairs Update".