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Campaign History

In 2002, the NC Housing Coalition and the Center to Create Housing Opportunities developed the Campaign for Housing Carolina, a statewide public awareness campaign designed to bring attention to the necessary members of our communities who live in affordable housing. Based on a successful model from Minnesota, the campaign empowers local communities to work for change in their regions.

In the summer of 2004, the Housing Coalition brought together a core group of organizations to shift the Campaign to a more specific impact for our housing advocacy. The objective of the Campaign for Housing Carolina is to build strong and widespread public support for a $50 million annual appropriation to the North Carolina Housing Trust Fund.

The Campaign for Housing Carolina is led by the NC Housing Coalition, NC Justice Center, United Way of NC, NC Coalition to End Homelessness, A.J. Fletcher Foundation, NC Association of CDCs, AARP-NC, NC Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Arc-NC, and with the support of the NC Housing Finance Agency.


Other Important Links

Click here to find out how you can join our other supporters and support the Campaign.

Click here to learn more about the North Carolina Housing Trust Fund.

Click here to view WRAL's and Capital Broadcasting's documentary, Home Economics, on Affordable Housing and the Campaign for Housing Carolina.

Two PSAs were produced about the Campaign. Click on the links below to view. They require Microsoft Windows Media Player or other compatible player to view. The first is 30 seconds long and focuses on some of the surprising jobs that cannot afford housing. The second is 15 seconds long and focuses on substandard housing.


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