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Covid-19 outreach event to vaccinate Wilmington’s homeless Friday

The Salvation Army is holding a Covid-19 vaccination event tomorrow for people who are experiencing homelessness. (Port City Daily photo/Courtesy New...

Market North Apartments ready to welcome back Wilmington residents displaced by Florence

The Market North Apartments, a low-income, HUD-subsidized housing development is ready to re-open some of its units and welcome back residents...
Lead paint poses numerous health risks (Port City Daily/File)

Wilmington seeks $1.5 million in federal funds to help low-income homes remediate lead-based paints

WILMINGTON --- As the saying goes, hindsight is always 20/20 --- that's especially true when it comes to the materials used to build and...
FEMA officials have set up shop at the main office of Jervay Communities in Wilmington. The agency knew for over a week about the impending evictions, as did local officials, but apparently could not warn tenants. (Port City Daily photo / Benjamin Schachtman)

Local and federal officials met before Wilmington evictions, but say they couldn’t warn tenants

WILMINGTON --- On Monday, over 200 residents at the Jervay Communities apartments learned they would be evicted while storm damage was repaired. Ten days...
North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper speaks to members of the press in the New Hanover County Emergency Operations Center during his visit Monday. (Port City Daily photo/Johanna Ferebee)

With over $1 billion in HUD funds on the way, when will the state spend Hurricane Matthew money?

SOUTHEASTERN, N.C. --- Congressman David Rouzer recently told a room of elected officials in Leland the state had been awarded $1.14 billion in federal...
North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper addresses Carolina Beach residents during an emergency meeting, where Council later issued a mandatory evacuation order for all residents. (Port City Daily photo/Johanna Ferebee)

Two years after Hurricane Matthew, North Carolina has distributed almost none of its HUD recovery funds

SOUTHEASTERN, N.C. --- North Carolina has spent just a tiny fraction of the $236 million federal grant funding allocated to help low-to-moderate income families...
One of the more expensive parts of building new homes in the region for Cape Fear Habitat for Humanity is getting water and sewer hooked up (Port City Daily/Courtesy Habitat for Humanity)

Wilmington releases draft CAPER report on affordable housing

WILMINGTON --- Today is the last day for Wilmington residents to have their voices heard regarding the city’s affordable housing report known as the...