RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — The debt ceiling and affordable housing both have an impact on hundreds of thousands of people in central North Carolina.

CBS 17’s Russ Bowen sat down with Representative Valerie Foushee who represents District 4 in Congress. That district includes Durham, Granville, Orange, Person and Alamance counties.

Rep. Foushee addressed whether she believes Congress and the White House can reach a deal on the debt ceiling and her concerns about affordable housing.