CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A newly renovated apartment complex is now open in Charlotte. 

  • $1.3 million project helped renovate 32 apartments
  • Housing available for homeless and disabled
  • Housing located in northeast Charlotte

Supportive Housing Communities purchased St. John's Place in northeast Charlotte in July 2017 to turn it into affordable housing for the homeless and disabled. 

The $1.3 million project helped renovate 32 apartments. 

Joseph Fengya has lived in the apartments since 2014, and he says affordable housing like this can help turn someone's life around. 

"Just by having a place to live so they can function properly, it makes a big difference. When you're on the street, you're in survival mode, you can't even live or function properly," Fengya says. "So this helps people to live and get back to a better way of living." 

Residents are placed in the new complex with the help of NC 211. The group helps people find affordable housing around the state. 

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