Frequently Asked Questions

New to the NeighborhoodLooking for HelpStarting a BusinessAbout NKCDCLiving at Orinoka Civic House

New to the Neighborhood

I’m looking for ______ nearby.

What is my local neighborhood association?

I want to get more involved in my neighborhood.

How can I support local businesses?

How do I get a recycling bin?

Looking for Help

I would like to buy a home, but don’t know where to start.

I need help with utilities.

I need home repairs.

I got a foreclosure notice.

Where can I find healthy food that’s affordable?

Do you help business owners?

Do you help artists?

Starting a Business

I have an idea for a business, but I don’t know where to start.

I’m looking for financing.


What is a CDC?

Can I come to an NKCDC meeting?

How can I help NKCDC?

Living at Orinoka Civic House or Coral Street Arts House

Can I have pets?

Which utilities are tenants responsible for?

Does the building have security?

How many people can live in one apartment?

What is Area Median Income?

Do I make the right amount of money to live there?

Who can I talk to if I still have questions?