Community Letter

​Charlotte's Community Letter

Charlotte’s Community Letter is about everyone working together –  across all communities – to make Charlotte the best city for all.

That means four things in particular:

  1. Trust in community policing
  2. Quality affordable housing
  3. Good jobs and the skills to get them
  4. Other opportunities - the community letter is just the beginning.

Charlotte City Council adopted these actions to address our city’s challenging issues in partnership with the community at-large, following the Charlotte demonstrations.

Upcoming Council Milestones 

Council will receive an update on Community Letter efforts at the March 6 Council Workshop.

February 13 Community Letter Update

The Charlotte City Council received an update Feb. 13 on several key initiatives related to City Council’s Community Letter, an effort to make Charlotte the best city for all. The updates, provided to City Council during Monday’s dinner briefing and business meeting, were designed to provide additional information about ongoing efforts to promote safety, trust and accountability in the City of Charlotte. This included an update on the Citizens Review Board and the city’s Extraordinary Event Ordinance.

In the area of affordable housing, Council voted approve Community Housing Development Grants toward the city’s goal of creating 5,000 affordable and workforce housing units within a three-year period. Council also adopted a resolution approving the private sale of a West Tyvola Road parcel, consisting of about 12 acres of vacant land. The land will be used for the development of a mixed-income rental residential community, which will include up to 200 units of affordable and workforce rental housing units. Learn more about information shared with council during the Feb. 13 meeting.


​Stay involved!

​Did you attend the Jan. 30 Can We Talk forum? If so, we'd like your feedback.​

​Prior Updates to Council

2/13/2017February 13 Council Business Meeting Community Policing Presentation.pdf
2/6/2017February 6th Community Action Plan Affordable Housing Presentation.pdf
1/26/2017January 26 Council retreat discussion Community Action Plan FINAL.pdf
1/9/2017January 9 Council Dinnerbriefing.pdf
12/5/2016December 5 Council Workshop_FINALv2.pdf
10/3/2016Letter to the Community - 10.3.16 - Charlotte City Council.pdf
2/7/2016November 7 Council Workshop_FINAL.pdf