City of Winston-Salem

Winston-Salem leaders touted a motel conversion project as a solution to homelessness. Now delays and lawsuits are raising questions about its future

This week the city of Asheville pulled the plug on a long-awaited project to convert a motel into housing for people experiencing homelessness. The move came after the partner organizations managing the project were named in a multi-million dollar lawsuit. Winston-Salem has been attached to a similar project with the same partners since 2022. And city leaders say that partnership stands, despite repeated delays. 

Winston-Salem sets federal legislative action goals for 2024

The city of Winston-Salem is finalizing its federal legislative priorities for the next calendar year.  The 2024 Federal Action Plan outlines several issues city officials think should be prioritized by federal legislators. The plan organizes those issues into eight categories, including affordable housing, public safety, and public infrastructure.