McDougald Terrace

This Sunday a Durham 1-year-old child was shot while playing outside her McDougald Terrace home. Durham police are investigating the shooting, police said they believe the gunfire was meant for someone else. At this point no arrest has been made. According to the police the shooter drove away from the scene. Read the full story […]

  Today was the big day for many McDougald Terrace residents to move back into their homes after months of living in apartments; but some don’t feel safe. Hundreds of families were evacuated after carbon monoxide was detected in their apartments. However, after months of living in single room hotel rooms, some families are finding […]

  The Diaper Bank of North Carolina has been busy handing out supplies for those displaced in the McDougald Terrace apartments evacuations and now they need our help in replenishing their supplies. For the last three weeks, the diaper bank has distributed 100,000 diapers along with formula, wipes and other hygiene items to people displaced […]

Frustrated residents of Durham’s McDougald Terrace made their way inside the first board meeting of the DHA Wednesday night.  Residents are concerned about the future of their homes and living conditions. During the meeting they found out that they will be spending at least another 2-3 more weeks in hotel while repairs continue in the […]

  Emotions ran high as residents from McDougald Terrace were told they will be staying put in hotels for the time being,  during a city council meeting. Some of the residents are going on their third full week of living inside hotel rooms instead of being in their homes. Read more from source:  ABC11.com

Inspections have revealed that stoves are causing the carbon monoxide issues at McDougald Terrace.  Inspectors found 133 stoves with high levels of CO along with some furnaces and water heaters. As the issues at McDougald Terrace continue, Durham Housing Authority CEO Anthony Scott discussed that DHA  has spent $485,000 on relocating residents.  This is the […]

  Inspections found that 40% of the McDougald Terrace apartments checked are in need of repairs to fix the carbon monoxide problems, according to Durham Housing Authority Chief Executive Anthony Scott. So far more than 200 families in the housing development have been moved to hotels so that contractors can perform necessary checks and repairs. […]

Elevated carbon monoxide levels have many concerned about the health of their families and has forced some residence from the housing complex to leave. Residents complained to the Durham City Council on Monday night, demanding actions be taken to insure their safety in their homes. Since late November, more than a dozen residents have been […]

Concerns about high levels of carbon monoxide launched an investigation at one of Durham’s largest affordable housing properties. Information obtained by ABC11 showed communication between fire officials and EMS associates on Christmas Day about the recent poisonings which lead to door to door inspections of the residents at McDougald Terrace the next day. The carbon […]