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Durham Housing Authority

“The situation in Durham underscores the result of years of underfunding public housing.” Read more

Durham County

And other things our readers told us this week. Read more

Letters to the Editor

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Sara Pequeño

For the second time in three days, McDougald Terrace made their presence known at a Durham City Council meeting on Thursday. Read more

Durham County

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Screenshot of Durham City Council meeting

“But Durham is woke, right?” Read more

Durham County

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Photo courtesy of the ArtsCenter

The ArtsCenter caught a break. The Durham Housing Authority caught a case of terrible timing. Read more

North Carolina

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“These awards are the result of your continuous contribution to the success of the Authority.” Read more

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The DHA inspected 346 units at McDougald Terrace and found 211 stoves with elevated carbon monoxide levels, along with 38 furnaces and 34 hot water heaters. Read more

Durham County

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The over 300 families evacuated won't be able to return home for at least another week. Read more

Durham County

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Photo by Jade Wilson

So far, inspectors have found carbon monoxide emissions from 133 stoves, 34 water heaters and 35 furnaces. Read more

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Screenshot taken from video by Thomasi McDonald

“Counting on the market to solve this problem and have the government absolve itself of its actual responsibility hasn’t worked. This is the proof.” Read more

Durham County

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Photo by Jade Wilson

Never underestimate what a thief will do to take advantage of someone’s misfortune. Read more

Durham County

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Durham Housing Authority

“Preliminary and confirmatory testing were negative for carbon monoxide in all three cases.” Read more

Durham County

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“It’s imperative as a community that we have support structures in place to help our neighbors.” Read more

Durham County

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The dangerous gas is coming from stoves and heaters. Read more

Durham County 1 Comments

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Photo by Jade Wilson

Scenes from residents’ meeting with the DHA. Read more

1,000 Words

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“That place needs to be shut down. You need to contact Washington. It’s an emergency.” Read more

Durham County

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Courtesy of Leonardo Williams

Zweli''s Kitchen is gathering donations to provide meals and supplies to the over 300 Durham Housing Authority residents evacuated following carbon monoxide concerns. Read more

Durham County

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Durham Housing Authority

“What can you tell me that would help me feel comfortable letting my kids go to sleep tonight?” Read more

Durham County

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By Thomasi McDonald

DHA filed to evict 40 percent of its households this year. Read more

Durham County

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Durham Housing Authority

“Kids play back there, playing in feces.” Read more

Durham County

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    Sara Pequeño

    Ashley Canady outside of City Hall

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    Photo by Jade Wilson

    Jan. 2, 2020: McDougald Terrace residents meet with DHA officials.

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    Photo by Jade Wilson

    Jan. 2, 2020: McDougald Terrace residents meet with DHA officials.

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    Photo by Jade Wilson

    Jan. 2, 2020: McDougald Terrace residents meet with DHA officials.

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    Photo by Jade Wilson

    On Jan. 2, 2020, residents of McDougald Terrace met with DHA officials about conditions at the public housing complex.

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    Durham Housing Authority

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