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Celebrating Juneteenth With a Look Back at the History of Grier Heights

This year marks the 156th anniversary of Juneteenth, now a federal holiday celebrating the emancipation of enslaved Black people in the United States. Celebrations go as far back as 1866 and originated in African American churches. The holiday became more acknowledged during the 20th century and received official recognition in 47 states, including North Carolina.…

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$31 Million in Real Estate Development Completed in 2020

DreamKey Partners completed $31 million in real estate development in 2020, bringing total investments to $353 million since its founding in 1989. As a full-service real estate development organization focused on affordable housing, it oversees land and acquisition, design and entitlement, capital sources, construction and management. The organization also includes community engagement – listening sessions with…

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Charlotte-Mecklenburg Housing Partnership Announces Name Change to DreamKey Partners

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Housing Partnership announced today a change to its name, visual identity and mission, now operating as DreamKey Partners. The change reflects a stronger focus on how the organization helps individuals and families achieve their dreams of a safe, affordable home. Coinciding with the unveiling of the new brand, DreamKey Partners launched an updated organization…

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The Housing Partnership celebrates 30 years of transforming Charlotte neighborhoods, countless lives

Nonprofit Continues to Dramatically Expand Housing Options for Low- and Moderate-Income Families CHARLOTTE, N.C., October 18, 2019 – Charlotte-Mecklenburg Housing Partnership (DreamKey Partners) is celebrating 30 years of leadership in revitalizing and strengthening Charlotte’s communities. From the late 1980s to today, the organization has created stable and healthy communities in nearly a dozen of Charlotte’s…

The Housing Partnership Hosts Rehab Blitz in the Druid Hills Neighborhood

Republic Services employees volunteer to build community in one of the Queen City’s historic areas during National NeighborWorks® Week CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 31, 2019 – Charlotte-Mecklenburg Housing Partnership (DreamKey Partners) is celebrating National NeighborWorks® Week by teaming up with Republic Services for a day of community service in the historic Druid Hills neighborhood on Thursday,…

The Housing Partnership Gets $250,000 Grant For Community Stabilization

Funds to increase affordable ownership options and rehab homes in the North End CHARLOTTE, N.C., November 5, 2018 – Republic Services Charitable Foundation selected DreamKey Partners to receive one of its National Neighborhood Promise grants for $250,000 to support revitalization efforts in the North End. “Through the National Neighborhood Promise program, Republic Services Charitable Foundation…

The Housing Partnership Receives Significant Land Donation For Development In West Charlotte

Marsh Properties donates nearly eight acres for mixed-income affordable housing CHARLOTTE, N.C., October 9, 2018 – Market-rate apartment developer, Marsh Properties Inc. (“Marsh”), donated 7.8 acres to help make the financing model for DreamKey Partners’s proposed mixed-income rental housing development work. The donated land is at the corner of Freedom Drive and Camp Greene Street…

The Housing Partnership Receives Grant For Veterans Housing

The Home Depot Foundation awards $300,000 to support affordable housing for senior veterans in West Charlotte CHARLOTTE, N.C., August 1, 2018 – DreamKey Partners has been awarded a $300,000 grant from The Home Depot Foundation (THDF) to provide housing for former service members. The grant provides for affordable veterans’ preference units at The Mulberry Senior…

Real Talk About Economic Mobility in Charlotte: A Black Male Perspective

REAL TALK ABOUT ECONOMIC MOBILITY IN CHARLOTTE: A BLACK MALE PERSPECTIVE This community conversation will engage audience members in a facilitated discussion about issues of economic mobility in Charlotte through the lens of African American men. The themes that will be addressed include the following: Understanding the progress of low-income families in Charlotte Assessing the…