Top of the Morning

Top of the morning

A few budget numbers to consider.

21—ranking of North Carolina in housing affordability in a new study from the National Low Income Housing Coalition

44—percent of renters in N.C. who can’t afford fair market rent for two-bedroom apartment

15.5—funding, in millions, for the N.C. Housing Trust Fund in 2008

1,260—affordable housing units created by Trust Fund in 2008

7.5—funding, in millions, for Housing Trust Fund next year if proposed budget cut is approved

10—annual cost, in millions, of in-state tuition subsidy to university athletic booster clubs

Check Also

Rep. Meadows played a key role in Trump’s disgraceful transgender military ban

President Trump’s announcement on Twitter Wednesday that he would ...

Top Stories from NCPW

  • News
  • Commentary

This is the first of a two-part story. Tomorrow, NCPW will report on the findings of UNC marine scie [...]

Members of North Carolina’s State Board of Education passed down $2.5 million in legislative cuts Tu [...]

North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein’s most important job is to keep people safe. For the Depa [...]

When Gov. Roy Cooper visits Wilmington on Monday, it's unlikely that he will be greeted by the [...]

It is not just health care for 30 million people at stake these days. Democracy is hanging by a thre [...]

President Trump and others in Washington have recently proposed doing away with the longstanding bar [...]

The destructive delusions in the Right’s opposition to public transit The modern day conservative op [...]

The post GenX & ’emerging contaminants’ appeared first on NC Policy Watch. [...]

Featured | Special Projects

NC Budget 2017
The maze of the NC Budget is complex. Follow the stories to follow the money.
Read more


NC Redistricting 2017
New map, new districts, new lawmakers. Here’s what you need to know about gerrymandering in NC.
Read more