TightLines featured in THE VIRGINIAN-PILOT

Monique house plan

Read this endearing article about a Virginia woman becoming a first-time homeowner with our "Monique" house plan. Project Manager Craig Bethel was recently interviewed by the Hampton Roads newspaper about the plan.

An Affordable Place to Call Home


January 28, 2014


The first time a colleague shared information with Lavern Wilson about the HOME Investment Partnership Program, she handed the application to a coworker.

TightLines Exhibits at the 2013 Virginia Governor's Housing Conference

2013 Governor's Housing Conference

The team at TightLines attended and exhibited at the Governor's Housing Conference this week in Norfolk, Virginia.  The conference is the largest and most comprehensive affordable housing event of the year.

U.S. home builder sentiment stabilizes in November: NAHB

(Reuters, November 18, 2013) - U.S. homebuilder confidence stabilized in November after falling for two straight months, though steady home demand was tempered by worries about further fiscal battles in Washington, the National Association of Home Builders said on Monday.

Bird Houses & New Friends Made at the Cooke Street Carnival

Having a blast

On Saturday, October 19th, TightLines joined thousands of Raleigh citizens to celebrate local arts, culture and music at the annual Cooke Street Carnival.  Our team hosted a booth where dozens of bird houses were decorated by some very creative kids.

U.S. Existing Home Sales Fall, Price Appreciation Slows

WASHINGTON | Mon Oct 21, 2013  

(Reuters) - U.S. home resales fell in September and prices cooled as higher mortgage rates took the edge off the housing market recovery.

TightLines featured in THE FREE-LANCE STAR

small house plans

CVHC Homes Designed to be Efficient, Affordable

Drive through Mayfield these days and you’ll see many new homes that have been designed and built with efficiency and affordability as their top priorities.

NCHFA Housing Credit Funded Projects Awarded

TightLines Designs is pleased to be providing design services for multiple projects that were awarded housing credit funds by the North Carolina Housing Finance Agency (NCHFA) for the 2013 cycle.  NCHFA finances the statewide construction of affordable rental apartments using federal and state housing credits, low-interest loans, and tax-exempt bond allocations. Funds are awarded annually through a competitive application process.

Smart Growth America: Building Better Budgets Quantifies Average Savings and Revenue of Smart Growth Development

small house plans

Local governments across the country have compared development strategies to understand their impact on municipal finances. These studies generally compare two or more different development scenarios, and help local leaders make informed decisions about new development based on the costs or revenues associated with them.

Modern Nash Design Planned for Urban Neighborhood in Canada

Thunder Bay, Canada

TightLines Designs recently collaborated with client Steve Orlesky on an exciting project in the City of Thunder Bay-- an area of northern Ontario, Canada. Our team worked closely with Steve to develop a modern variation of the standard Nash-- a two-story Craftsman style home in our single family portfolio.

Open House on June 7th! TightLines New Office in Downtown Raleigh

small house plans

Save the Date:

First Friday Open House 

Gallery Walk Downtown Raleigh

June 7, 2013 (5-7 pm)