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Myrick signs onto bi-partisan (!!) affordable housing bill

US Representative Sue Myrick (NC-09) has joined the entire North Carolina Congressional delegation in supporting an affordable housing bill that will allow nonprofit organizations to promote responsible homeownership for low-income and disabled individuals and families.

The Nonprofit Mortgage Licensing Clarification Act, H.R. 4400, was introduced by Rep. Heath Shuler (NC-11), and amends the Secure and Fair Enforcement (S.A.F.E.) for Mortgage Licensing Act to exempt nonprofit groups – such as Habitat for Humanity – from certain regulations and federal licensing requirements.

“Even before I was elected Mayor of Charlotte, I was involved with Habitat for Humanity,” Rep. Myrick said. […]

By |February 1st, 2010|Washington|0 Comments

North Carolina Alliance for Public Charter Schools holds two regional meeting

The North Carolina Alliance for Public Charter Schools  recently held two “Regional Roundtable” meetings in the state. They were part of a planned four school tour to reach out and listen to needs of charter school leaders.

Stops included Raleigh Charter High School and Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy in Henrietta, NC. One third of the state’s charters were represented at these two productive meetings. The Alliance plans to hold another eastern area discussion next followed by a Charlotte school hosting principals and school board members. […]

By |February 1st, 2010|Schools|0 Comments