University City



Planning meeting: The Charlotte Planning Department will host a public meeting from 6 to 8 p.m. June 20 in Room 280 at the Government Center, 600 E. Fourth St. The department’s plans for the future of private student housing and rent-by-room policies will be discussed, as will the collaboration with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, the City Attorney’s Office and local universities.

Applications wanted: The Charlotte Regional Realtor Housing Opportunity Foundation is accepting applications for its fifth annual Community Grants Program. The grant provides monetary support to nonprofit organizations in Mecklenburg and Iredell counties that address unmet housing needs.

Grants are in increments of up to $2,500, pending availability of funds, and they cannot be used for operating or capital expenses. The application should include a brief narrative detailing how the money will be used, with supporting documentation, and must be accompanied by a letter of recommendation from an active member of the local association of realtors.

Applications are due June 28.

Brew bash: The U.S. National Whitewater Center, 5000 Whitewater Center Parkway, will host a craft beer festival at 11 a.m. June 15. The festival will last all day and will include a 6K Brew Dash, craft beer sampling and live music. Registration for the dash is $27, and tickets for the beer sampling are $5 for four. Register at


Electrolux interview: The Charlotte Chamber of Commerce will hold an interview with Electrolux CEO Jack Truong from 8 to 10 a.m. June 12 at the Belk Action Center, 330 S. Tryon St. Registration is required. Register at