TightLines Presents at Self-Help Loan Pool Regional Workshops Offered by NCHFA

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During the second and third weeks in August, North Carolina Housing Finance Agency (NCHFA) offered half day workshop and feedback sessions for current and prospective Self-Help Loan Pool (SHLP) members.

Oddly-Shaped Lot? For the TightLines Team, it is a Piece of Cake

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Not all lots are created alike-- especially when it comes to historic, urban infill projects. In recent weeks, the TightLines team has had the opportunity to help clients address the daunting challenges that come with lots of irregular shape and size.

Homes built decades ago were not subject to the strict zoning ordinances many municipalities enforce today.

TightLines Featured in the Habitat for Humanity of NC July Newsletter


TightLines greatly values its partnership with Habitat for Humanity affiliates across the nation. 

Click here to read about TightLines in the Habitat for Humanity of North Carolina July Newsletter-- 'Home Designs that Appeal at an Affordable Rate!'

Affordable Green Neighborhoods Grant: August 10th Deadline Quickly Approaching

The Bank of America Foundation and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) have joined together to offer a grant program to developers in an effort to increase the availability of sustainable, affordable housing communities.

TightLines Attends EarthCraft House Program Training

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TightLines recently attended the EarthCraft House Virginia Single Family Program training in Lexington, Virginia.  Offered by leading builders across the Southeast, EarthCraft House is an award-winning green building program that serves as a blueprint for healthier, more comfortable homes. To date, over 1700 single family homes have been certified by EarthCraft. 
At the training, the TightLines team learned about the fundamentals of building science including the movement of heat, air and moisture.

BREAKING NEWS: The North Street Community Project

North Street Community

TightLines Designs is pleased to announce that construction is well underway on the North Street Community Project in the Central Park neighborhood of Durham, NC.  Legacy Real Property Group based out of Chapel Hill is acting as the developer on this groundbreaking effort that will fulfill a vision to create a neighborhood support network where people with and without developmental disabilities can live together in community. The idea grew from a core group of families involved with nearby Reality Center who wanted to find a way to bring this dream to life.

Introducing the new G-Series!


TightLines Designs is pleased to announce the addition of a brand new design to its portfolio! The new G-series design is a 2-story home that is historically inspired and features a Queen Anne style. With a total of 1240 square feet, this home includes large living and dining areas and a first floor master bedroom suite. The open floorplan includes a total of 3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms and an L-shaped galley kitchen with a breakfast bar that opens to the dining room. The second floor offers two bedrooms and a shared bathroom.

45-Block Revitalization Program Underway in the City of Greenville

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The City of Greenville Community Development Department has started the next phase of development on its West Greenville 45-Block Revitalization Program in downtown Greenville, North Carolina.

'Community Outreach Residence Completed in South Carolina' by Lindsay Locke

Sandra Bullock at home in the 'Whitney I'

TightLines Designs and the Allen Temple Community Economic Development Corporation (ATCEDC) are pleased to announce that construction is complete on a groundbreaking community outreach residence in the Sterling neighborhood of Greenville, South Carolina.  ATCEDC Family Outreach Coordinator Sandra Bullock has moved in to her new home ‘Whitney I,’ which also serves as an office and meeting space for 48 low-wealth families placed in the area by the 501(c)(3) organization.  Among its many community-oriented services, th

Chatham Habitat for Humanity Partners with TightLines

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Chatham Habitat for Humanity’s Chatham Oak community is in the final stages of construction. Construction is currently underway on two TightLines Design homes: the Warren and Jill. The ground-breaking mixed income community is located in Pittsboro, NC and situated on five acres of land.  Homes are being made available to families earning between 25% and 80% of the local area median income and priced at approximately $160,000. Low-interest loans were made available through the U.S.