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Funding issues at Charleston’s Joseph Floyd Manor could soon be resolved
More than a year after Post and Courier reporting revealed insect and vermin infestations, and other poor living conditions inside Charleston’s Joseph Floyd Manor, officials say they’re close to some
Donations needed to help residents of Charleston’s Joseph Floyd Manor, nonprofit says
A nonprofit organization that’s been helping residents of Charleston’s Joseph Floyd Manor for more than a year is putting out a call for donations, saying they have less than five
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Friends of Joseph Floyd Manor accepting donations for residents of downtown complex
Friends of Joseph Floyd Manor is asking for donations for residents of the historic downtown apartment complex. The local advocacy group is accepting direct donations online and has set up an Amazon wish list with basic food items, toiletries and home goods for the tenants of Joseph Floyd Manor. The…
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VIDEO: Joseph Floyd Manor partners with MUSC to get vaccines
VIDEO: Joseph Floyd Manor partners with MUSC to get vaccines
El Jefe launches food truck by delivering food to Joseph Floyd Manor
El Jefe Texican Cantina is happy to announce they are launching a food truck. The restaurant co-owner says they are excited and ready to get out and feed the community. For their first day with the food truck, they decided to help out those at Joseph Floyd Manor. They worked with Representative Marl…
Joseph Floyd Manor board wants to hear more from residents
A new effort to increase lines of communication is underway at the Joseph Floyd Manor.
Residents see some improvements at Joseph Floyd Manor
Efforts to clean up Joseph Floyd Manor continue after deplorable living conditions were revealed last year.
Editorial: Time to plan for renovating or replacing Joseph Floyd Manor
Since The Post and Courier exposed poor living conditions inside Joseph Floyd Manor last spring — a grim reality later formally confirmed by a federal inspection — many have rallied
Charleston’s Joseph Floyd Manor: After failed inspection, here’s what to expect in 2021
After a year that saw revelations of poor living conditions and deterioration that led to a failing grade from federal housing inspectors, officials in charge of Charleston’s Joseph Floyd Manor
Community groups, residents taking holiday donations to help Joseph Floyd Manor residents
With cold weather upon the South Carolina Lowcountry and the coronavirus pandemic still raging, community organizations and residents are banding together to help residents of Joseph Floyd Manor.
Charleston’s Joseph Floyd Manor fails federal inspection
A new report by the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development found the Joseph Floyd Manor building in downtown Charleston failed a recent federal housing inspection. ABC News 4 asked HUD for a copy of that report Monday but were instructed to submit a request through the Freedom of Informat…
Leaders take steps to improve Joseph Floyd Manor; residents say more needs to be done
Local leaders are taking steps to improve living conditions inside the senior living building Joseph Floyd Manor, but some residents say it’s not working. “I live here and nothing has really changed, really it’s gotten worse for me,” said Katherine Leach, who has lived on the ninth floor of Jo…
How Charleston County housing officials are tackling poor conditions at Joseph Floyd Manor
More than 10 years after Charleston County’s public housing agency took out a loan to make improvements to 70-year-old Joseph Floyd Manor, that debt has stymied operations and contributed to
Behre: Charleston’s public housing entering a new era, maybe even a better one
Some of Charleston’s most important downtown homes are also its least remarkable, mainly its many public housing complexes, which stretch from Queen to Mount Pleasant streets.
Local activists buy sanitization supplies for Joseph Floyd Manor residents through care package project
CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – With the City of Charleston’s ordinance requiring people to wear a mask going into effect on Wednesday, July 1, a group of young activists want to give back to…
After vote removing Charleston County housing board chairman, officials look to move forward
After voting to remove the chairman of the Charleston County Housing and Redevelopment Authority’s board of commissioners Thursday night, officials said they’re eager to move forward and are looking for
Residents at Joseph Floyd Manor plead for help to improve living conditions
Many have spoken out on behalf of Joseph Floyd Manor in downtown Charleston. Today, the residents spoke out for themselves. They say the conditions are deplorable. They are asking for change, and they want it quickly. Pictures can tell this story quite easily. But their voices illustrate the urgency…
Residents speak out against ‘deplorable’ living conditions in downtown Charleston apartment
Charleston, S.C. – WCBD – Black water, cockroaches, and rats are all issues residents at Joseph Floyd Manor say they deal with on a daily basis. Residents gathered today and were joined…
City leaders analyzing costs to fix up Joseph Floyd Manor
ABC News 4 is working to find out how much it’ll cost to fix up Joseph Floyd Manor. It’s a question being addressed on Thursday night by Charleston County’s Finance Committee. Members of the Housing and Redevelopment Authority are presenting a needs assessment and finance request. State and local le…
County to learn costs to repair, improve conditions at Joseph Floyd Manor
The board for a senior public housing building plagued with problems will break down the state of their finances for a Charleston County Council committee.
Plans to improve ‘absurd’ conditions at Charleston public housing building
State Representative Wendell Gilliard hosted a virtual town hall meeting on Monday afternoon to talk about the poor conditions of the Joseph Floyd Manor in Charleston.
Charleston area officials pledge sweeping changes at Joseph Floyd Manor
A week after The Post and Courier first reported about bedbug infestations, rats, cockroaches, drug dealing and other poor or unsafe conditions inside the building, several area lawmakers and other
In Charleston’s Joseph Floyd Manor, vulnerable senior residents deal with rats, bedbugs
At Joseph Floyd Manor on the upper end of the Charleston peninsula, some of the area’s most vulnerable residents report deplorable conditions. Elected officials say they’re working to improve conditions.