It’s our city and we can take it back!

It’s our city and we can take it back!

The issue is not growth or no growth. It is out of control development and infrastructure as an after the fact band aid to a poorly designed, oversized project.

What Raleigh needs right now is well planned, well executed development that includes actual affordable housing at every turn and incorporates transportation and environmental infrastructure up front.

Raleigh’s Affordable Housing Open House:  Effective or Merely Performative?

Raleigh’s Affordable Housing Open House:  Effective or Merely Performative?

Many attendees (including single mothers) were disappointed in the event because they had high expectations for housing solutions that they need NOW.  So, this appears to have been no more than a manipulative ploy to generate attendance numbers for positive press in advance of the election, without producing any real results.  

Raleigh’s Council of Greed

Raleigh’s Council of Greed

I wish the people of Raleigh whose life of hard work is being thrown out the window by this Mayor and City Council would rise up and for their sakes VOTE them out in the November 8, 2022 election.

Hear what we heard at Open Mic Night

Hear what we heard at Open Mic Night

Livable Raleigh held an “Open Mic” night on Tuesday, February 15. Sixty plus Raleigh community members joined us to discuss topics ranging from Affordable Housing to Zoning, the Environment to CACs, and upcoming elections to the undue influence of developers on the...

City Council Work Session – February 8, 2022

City Council Work Session – February 8, 2022

Mayor Baldwin announced that a decision regarding Raleigh’s mask mandate will likely be made in a couple of more weeks after additional data is gathered. Staff presented some proposals on Tree Conservation options. Despite staff telling previous councils that NC...

Notice to Renters: Make Way for Expensive Homes.

Notice to Renters: Make Way for Expensive Homes.

While Raleigh is booming, more and more folks are finding it harder to afford living in our City. Rents and real estate prices keep going up and up, while naturally occurring affordable housing (NOAH) is disappearing. The affordable apartments in these photos will be...