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Student Corner: The Potential of Micro-Housing to Expand Affordable Housing Options

December 11, 2014

A coalition in Greensboro is spearheading a campaign that would bring a relatively recent innovation in permanent supportive housing to North Carolina. An outgrowth of the increasingly popular tiny house movement, the development of multiple, standalone units connected to specialized services is gai … Read more

Students Administer a Matched Savings Program for the Homeless

November 15, 2011

Alex Biggers is a Savings Program Coordinator at the Community Empowerment Fund in Chapel Hill, NC. In Chapel Hill, students and community members have helped form a unique partnership between two groups that rarely interact: homeless individuals and banks. Based around the model of microfinance, th … Read more