Landlords PAC backs Mayor Baldwin’s slate, putting $$$ where their evictions are

Landlords PAC backs Mayor Baldwin’s slate, putting $$$ where their evictions are

This is all pretty gross. As Peeler wrote to me in an email, “it’s astonishing that certain candidates can get by with claiming they are for more affordable rental housing, for less displacement, and for supporting low income tenants, when they are being funded heavily by an organization, which is essentially a landlord lobbying firm, who is vested in ensuring none of those things occur.

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Mayor Baldwin & City Council have FAILED to hit their own targets for Affordable Housing!

Mayor Baldwin & City Council have FAILED to hit their own targets for Affordable Housing!

The mayor and other councilors SAY that Affordable Housing is their number one concern. Let’s take a look at the smoke and mirrors going on here. This first slide shows that in Fiscal year 21-22, council has FAILED, for the 3 rd year in a row, to meet the paltry goal of providing 570 affordable housing units. This council only accomplished providing 156 units, just 27% of their goal!

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November 1, 2022 City Council Meeting

November 1, 2022 City Council Meeting

HIGHLIGHTS Many public hearings scheduled for November 15 afternoon meeting despite a question about whether mailed notice would arrive in time and despite Councilor Cox bringing up concerns about it being difficult for members of the public to attend afternoon...

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Fact Check – Melton listens to ALL Voices? – NO!

Fact Check – Melton listens to ALL Voices? – NO!

Jonathan Melton and Council talk about ‘getting to yes’ even though they never reach out to the public to discuss equitable outcomes. On important citywide issues where you’d expect a vigorous, inclusive debate before voting – it never happens.

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Silencing Raleigh’s Neighborhoods

Silencing Raleigh’s Neighborhoods

The council must have a procedure which contains advance public notice, public opportunity to respond, and a required city procedure for neighborhood preservation and respect for existing neighborhood architecture.

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