Housing

Find the story in the numbers. See below to explore facts about Housing in the Charlotte region. See how the region's counties compare to one another and how the metro area compares to peers around the country.

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Articles

  • Suburbs in Charlotte are growing fast, as they are in many cities.

    Is the future of cities in the suburbs?

    As cities continue to grow and thrive, with downtowns reviving and old neighborhoods being redeveloped, is their future still really in the suburbs? That's what one advocate said this week at a real estate forum, provoking debate about growth, transit and sprawl.
  • 2018 North Mecklenburg Demographic and Housing Assessment

    On February 4, 2019, the UNC Charlotte Urban Institute and Lake Norman Economic Development Corporation released the 2018 North Mecklenburg Demographic and Housing Assessment. This report presents the findings from a demographics and housing assessment for the northern part of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina (North Mecklenburg).
  • South End: From mills to millennials

    Imagine it’s 2030 and Charlotte’s popular South End has grown up like other neighborhoods in an increasingly urban and transit-friendly city. What does this area, just on the outskirts of uptown’s skyscrapers, look like? And most importantly, who is living there?
  • Google Earth image shows Henderson Oaks Drive is next to a large industrial-use site.

    ‘Repackaged Urban Renewal’? Research examines starter-home neighborhoods

    Two researchers conclude in a new article that many starter-home subdivisions in Charlotte, often built in industrial areas, saw neighborhood decline.