Pamela’s Story

When Pamela’s mom got sick, her world fell apart.  “She was my best friend,” Pamela says.  Her mother battled cancer for over two years.  Pamela left her full time job and moved to North Carolina to care of her. “When she died,” Pamela says, “I didn’t realize how much...
A Reason for Living

A Reason for Living

Bill moved into his CASA apartment as soon as construction was completed and the complex opened. “I love it here,” he says. “We take care of each other.” Bill’s path to CASA was a difficult one. “I used to live in a house, owned my own business, and lost everything,”...
What Is the Workforce Housing Model?

What Is the Workforce Housing Model?

Some essential occupations are needed in every community. But unfortunately, many of these occupations don’t pay a high enough wage in order for those workers to live in the community in which they serve. That’s where the concept of “workforce housing” comes into...
Welcome Home, Tommy & Shelia

Welcome Home, Tommy & Shelia

Tommy and Shelia moved their family into their CASA apartment in May.  Before they arrived, they had been living in a hotel room with one bed.  Now, they live in a two-bedroom apartment in a community for families with children in Raleigh. “At one time we had a nice...