What @sog_ced is reading on the web: December 2016

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.

Items of interest related to CED in North Carolina:

Op-Ed explains how IMPLAN ‪economic development impact analysis is misused. ‪http://bit.ly/2gCPrnK  Also see faculty bulletin: ‪http://unc.live/2gVAwRB 

Durham, NC featured in CityLab article asking, can historic preservation stop gentrification before it starts? http://bit.ly/2ia9Uxm

North Carolina programs receive federal economic development grants to help promote entrepreneurship: ‪http://bit.ly/2gugv7t 

Charlotte Business Journal looks at the possible impact of U.S. trade policy on North Carolina exporters. ‪http://bit.ly/2hfWAGV

NC Railroad, NCDOT to contribute to rail infrastructure to support economic development at Mebane, NC industrial park. ‪http://bit.ly/2i5kUff 

NC Commerce releases its 2017 development tier rankings – Guilford County more distressed, some eastern counties less: ‪http://bit.ly/1eNfPjC 

Consultants’ economic development study of Dare County, NC released: tourism, infrastructure investments proposed, not incentives. ‪http://bit.ly/2i3bcKz 

The North Carolina economic development nonprofit EDPNC changes by-laws so that the incoming North Carolina Governor cannot remove and replace previously appointed board members (9 of 17). http://bit.ly/2i0gXZD

Other CED items:

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to support the mortgage market for manufactured housing, affordable housing preservation, and rural housing: https://t.co/LErlYJHM1w

Trulia looked at over 3,000 low income housing projects and found that values of properties nearby were NOT affected: http://nyti.ms/2h9DKjR

Analysis of tax reform and the fate of affordable housing, historic preservation, and other tax credits under the new administration: ‪http://bit.ly/2hqLZsj 

Fannie Mae recognizes the value of boarding vacant buildings with clear polycarbonate, not plywood: ‪http://bit.ly/2hyQBge

New ULI report examines the intersection of healthy food and real estate development: http://bit.ly/2hxQ8OE

Last month’s edition of “What @sog_ced is reading….” http://ced.sog.unc.edu/what-sog_ced-is-reading-on-the-web-november-2016/

Compiled by Marcia Perritt

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