The Transylvania Times -

By Eric Crews
Staff Writer 

Carroll Parker Still Has Housing Dream-Brevard NC


Last updated 10/21/2013 at 9:41am

Carroll Parker is a former educator. (Times photo by Eric Crews)

Walking down a gravel road lined by tall grasses and wildflowers last week, Carroll Parker looked out across the quarter mile of empty field between himself and Brevard High School and shared his decade-long dream to see the area transformed from a grassy field to a neighborhood full of affordable homes – built in part with students’ help – that will house teachers looking to put down roots in Transylvania County.

For 10 years he and many others involved in the Community Land Trust have been hard at work on the development of the concept. Last Monday, that vision moved one step closer...

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