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...

Raleigh’s Redline Revival

Raleigh’s Redline Revival

Raleigh has revived our nation’s now despised legacy of explicitly race-biased policies aimed at destroying Black neighborhoods.

Rezoning Cases — A Look Behind the Numbers

Rezoning Cases — A Look Behind the Numbers

The graph below comes from a Triangle Business Journal article contending that developers are “flooding” the current council with rezoning requests because they are confident that their requests will be quickly and easily...