TightLines Designs attends NC Affordable Housing Conference

NC Affordable Housing Conference, TightLines Designs Display

The staff of TightLines Designs recently attended the 2009 NC Affordable Housing Conference, hosted by the North Carolina Housing Coalition, the Community Investment Corporation of the Carolinas, and the North Carolina Housing Finance Agency.  This year’s conference, dubbed “Housing Works”, was held in Raleigh and focused on how affordable housing serves North Carolina’s families, communities, and

Cooke Street Holds Festival

Cooke St Carnival

The Cooke Street community recently celebrated their neighborhood with the inaugural Cooke Street Carnival, held on October 17.  Themed as “Fall, Feathers and Fringe Ya’ll”, the festival was a successful attempt by neighborhood leaders to gather diverse families in the area with a kid-friendly event , featuring music and food to celebrate all cultures.  Hundreds of people attended the event, which served as a great initiative to

Maurer to Speak at Preservation NC's Annual Conference

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David Maurer to be a speaker at the upcoming Preservation North Carolina Annual Conference held October 29-31 in New Bern, North Carolina.

Maurer to Speak at Conservation Based Affordable Housing

David Maurer has will be a panelist at the upcoming Conservation Based Affordable Housing workshop in Asheville, North Carolina on Monday, October 26, 2009.  He will speak about architecture, construction techniques, and energy efficiency.

Green Habitat Groundbreaking

Ground Breaking with "Board Cutting" Ceremony
Wake County Habitat for Humanity in conjunction with the City of Raleigh Community Development Department broke ground today in their 350th home. The home, located in the Cooke Street development in downtown Raleigh, will be the affiliate's first green certified home.

Conservation-Based Design

David Maurer

David Maurer has been invited to be part of discussion panel at Conservation-Based Design in Affordable Housing and Commercial Corridor Development Workshop. The workshop will be held in Wilmington, NC on Wednesday, July 15th and Greensboro, NC on Thursday, July 16th. Internationally recognized landscape planner, Randall Arendt and Urban Wildlife Biologist, Jacquelyn Wallace will be the event speakers.

Hannah McKenzie, LEED AP

Hannah McKenzie

Hannah McKenzie has earned the designation of LEED Accredited Professional from the U.S. Green Building Council.  Per the U.S. Green Building Council, “LEED Professional Accreditation distinguishes building professionals with the knowledge and skills to successfully steward the LEED certification process. LEED Accredited Professionals (LEED APs) have demonstrated a thorough understanding of green

David Maurer, LEED AP

David Maurer

David Maurer has earned the designation of LEED Accredited Professional from the U.S. Green Building Council. Per the U.S. Green Building Council, “LEED Professional Accreditation distinguishes building professionals with the knowledge and skills to successfully steward the LEED certification process. LEED Accredited Professionals (LEED APs) have demonstrated a thorough understanding of green building practices

NC Housing Coalition spotlights TightLines

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The North Carolina Housing Coalition has featured TightLines Designs as their Member Spotlight in the July 25, 2007 Housing Update.  Tightlines has been a proud member of the Housing Coalition since 2005.  Read the article and  learn about our commitment to quality affordable housing.

Cooke Street Phase I Complete

Cooke Street

Another downtown Raleigh neighborhood development project recently completed is the Cooke Street Community. This neighborhood features predominantly TightLines Designs homes. Similar to Martin Street, the City of Raleigh Community Development Department wanted to create a neighborhood that combined affordable housing with historic character, and also reflected the personal style of individual homeowners.  The