What @sog_ced is reading: February 2019

The following are articles and reports on the web that the Community and Economic Development Program at the UNC School of Government shared through social media over the past month. Follow us on twitter or facebook to receive regular updates.

Items of interest related to CED in North Carolina:

The NC Legislature’s Program Evaluation Division’s report on effectiveness of North Carolina’s economic development nonprofit EDPNC and its relationship with the North Carolina Department of Commerce is now available: http://bit.ly/2S9nRRJ

Durham County Commissioners hear about the County’s role in Opportunity Zones from @unc_sog DFI. bit.ly/2RG3ir5

Other CED items:

Governing article provides realistic assessment of Opportunity Zones, good explanation why smaller communities find it challenging to attract OZ investors. http://bit.ly/2SYYT8c  (DFI has seen OZ success by making projects investment ready, http://bit.ly/2prGT4Y )

The Urban Institute’s new report on the effectiveness of inclusionary zoning: https://urbn.is/2BKqI9L

Last month’s edition of “What @sog_ced is reading….”


Compiled by Francine Stefan

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