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