What @sog_ced is reading on the web: August 2014

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.

North Carolina General Assembly updates:

NC General Assembly bill with historic rehabilitation tax credit extension fails to pass: ‪http://bit.ly/1kq0Fby 

Will North Carolina’s historic rehabilitation tax credits be resurrected when the NC General Assembly returns? ‪http://bit.ly/1pbIOVF 

Items of interest related to CED in North Carolina:

Golden Leaf’s new grant funds for economic development in certain North Carolina “prosperity zones”: 

Developer says that new low-income housing units in Anson could not have been built in such rural area without state tax credit: 

Story shows impact of expiration of state’s historic tax credit on historic school project in Durham: 

Rural counties fret over change to North Carolina’s business recruitment efforts, new centralized approach with economic development nonprofit.

Workforce development plan in works at Central Carolina Community College to accompany Chatham-Randolph industrial megasite: 

Report on impact of North Carolina eliminating state funding for community development organizations: ‪http://ow.ly/zP3Nq 

UNC-Chapel Hill’s Building Integrated Communities initiative helps Sanford’s Latino community obtain better access to public safety, local government, education, and economic opportunities: http://bit.ly/1vdfKxQ 

Other CED items:

U.S. Government Accountability Office report finds that New Markets Tax Credits need better controls and data in order to ensure their effectiveness: ‪http://bit.ly/1pbIOVF 

U.S. Conference of Mayors report states that U.S. has regained jobs lost in the recession, but those jobs pay 23% less. ‪http://bit.ly/1pvmIxl 

Last month’s edition of “What @sog_ced is reading….” http://ced.sog.unc.edu/?p=4966

Compiled by Marcia Perritt

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