To protect the cultural character of our neighborhoods, we’ve embarked upon a housing affordability initiative. Escalating land values make it challenging for the City's workforce to find housing on the peninsula. When long-time residents are forced to relocate, gentrification occurs, and the cultural character of our neighborhoods is lost. Together with the City of Charleston and other stakeholders, we're establishing a Community Housing Trust to help combat this issue and ensure there are always areas of affordable housing on the peninsula.
HCF is setting an innovative model that melds historic preservation with permanent affordable housing. A mid-1900s house donated to the Palmetto Community Land Trust (Palmetto CLT), a housing affordability program that…Read More