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CED_Icon_for_TwitterThe 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.

The New Markets Tax Credits (NMTC) program is an important financing tool for redevelopment in distressed areas. U.S. Treasury CDFI Fund announced its most recent allocations of NMTC credits. Several awardees are based in North Carolina. 1.usa.gov/11UiNul

The School of Government’s Development Finance Initiative (DFI) set to evaluate redevelopment & finance options for Water Street parking facility in Wilmington, North Carolina: bit.ly/10m3Nv6. Redevelopment ideas abound for the site. bit.ly/10nenlI

Report: North Carolina will face a shortage of 46,000 workers over the next decade due to technical skills gap. bit.ly/12j1wxc

Will South Carolina be able to compete with North Carolina for “beer tourism”? bit.ly/11J8xVF

What zoning & land use regulations promote craft breweries? bit.ly/XJr34K

Loans by City of Gastonia make two historic redevelopment projects possible: bit.ly/Zf4Rhx

Op-ed by Executive Director of North Carolina Institute for Constitutional Law calls for economic development incentive reforms: bit.ly/Zf4cwD

Greensboro ensures downtown buildings kept in good repair and offers grants to aid compliance. bit.ly/15knrIE

Small town in Illinois uses its tax increment financing (TIF) district to refund up to 25% of property taxes for expenses related to new home construction or rehab. bit.ly/12mDOl5

Are North Carolina’s renewable energy standards an economic development draw for companies like Google? bit.ly/ZkrLEi

What is the economic development impact of reductions in university research funding? bit.ly/Zr8fpg

Sanford, North Carolina, rents vacant lots for community gardens: bit.ly/ZsINLS. Yanceyville uses gardens to engage youth: bit.ly/YkDezR

City of Charlotte and Foundation for Carolinas considering an endowment to assist “economically distressed renters.” bit.ly/105V4cz

Lee County, North Carolina, commissioners debate economic development incentive policy. bit.ly/11jVgGx

Preservation North Carolina transfers Gastonia historic mill to redeveloper. FHA financing makes redevelopment possible. bit.ly/Z0ImIz

Fascinating listen on connections between rural economic opportunity, workforce, and disability insurance. bit.ly/10su9Gp

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 facebookto receive regular updates.

The New Markets Tax Credits program offers an important finance tool for redevelopment in distressed areas. U.S. Treasury CDFI Fund announced its most recent allocations of credits. Several awardees are based in North Carolina. 1.usa.gov/11UiNul

The School of Government’s Development Finance Initiative (DFI) set to evaluate redevelopment & finance options for Water Street parking facility in Wilmington, North Carolina: bit.ly/10m3Nv6. Redevelopment ideas abound for the site. bit.ly/10nenlI

Report: North Carolina will face a shortage of 46,000 workers over the next decade due to technical skills gap. bit.ly/12j1wxc

Will South Carolina be able to compete with North Carolina for “beer tourism”? bit.ly/11J8xVF

What zoning & land use regulations promote craft breweries? bit.ly/XJr34K

Loans by City of Gastonia make two historic redevelopment projects possible: bit.ly/Zf4Rhx

Op-ed by Executive Director of North Carolina Institute for Constitutional Law calls for economic development incentive reforms: bit.ly/Zf4cwD

Greensboro ensures downtown buildings kept in good repair and offers grants to aid compliance. bit.ly/15knrIE

Small town in Illinois uses its tax increment financing (TIF) district to refund up to 25% of property taxes for expenses related to new home construction or rehab. bit.ly/12mDOl5

Are North Carolina’s renewable energy standards an economic development draw for companies like Google? bit.ly/ZkrLEi

What is the economic development impact of reductions in university research funding? bit.ly/Zr8fpg

Sanford, North Carolina, rents vacant lots for community gardens: bit.ly/ZsINLS. Yanceyville uses gardens to engage youth: bit.ly/YkDezR

City of Charlotte and Foundation for Carolinas considering an endowment to assist “economically distressed renters.” bit.ly/105V4cz

Lee County, North Carolina, commissioners debate economic development incentive policy. bit.ly/11jVgGx

Preservation North Carolina transfers Gastonia historic mill to redeveloper. FHA financing makes redevelopment possible. bit.ly/Z0ImIz

Fascinating listen on connections between rural economic opportunity, workforce, and disability insurance. bit.ly/10su9Gp

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