Charlotte leaders consider how to undo a 'legacy' of housing segregation.

Executive Director, Shannon Binns was quoted in the Charlotte Observer about exploring a controversial policy.

By: Danielle Chemtob (Charlotte Observer)

Charlotte officials are exploring a controversial policy that could change the makeup of single-family neighborhoods, as part of a move to boost affordable housing and address the city’s history of racial segregation...

“Historic land use policies in Charlotte — like in most cities — were created to segregate whites and blacks and poor from rich,” said Shannon Binns, executive director of Sustain Charlotte, an advocacy group for sustainable growth. “We’re living with the legacy of that.”

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