What @sog_ced is reading on the web: March 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:

Business reaction and economic development fallout from new North Carolina law preventing local governments from enacting anti-discrimination ordinances: ‪http://bit.ly/1ofOHDL 

High Point, North Carolina to receive technical assistance from the Center for Community Progress on comprehensive code enforcement strategies: ‪http://bit.ly/1UaVvPo 

In depth interview with the Economic Development Director of Stanly County, North Carolina provides good insight on rural economic development efforts. ‪http://bit.ly/24UbCGb 

Kingdom CDC in Spring Lake, North Carolina, a community development nonprofit, recognized as Business of the Year by the Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce: ‪http://bit.ly/1ReqkhZ 

Surry County, North Carolina’s Economic Development Director’s annual update reveals that 77% of inquiring businesses want an existing building, 57% of industries want 100,000 square feet or more: ‪http://bit.ly/1o3f5jW 

Other CED items:

Proposed $1.9 billion increase in HUD (Housing and Urban Development) budget would support Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) program, vouchers, CDBG, and Choice Neighborhoods: ‪http://bit.ly/21DsVw0 

Developer perspective on news that the United States Supreme Court let stand a California Supreme Court ruling upholding inclusionary zoning: ‪http://bit.ly/1LVFL1x 

Impact of California Supreme Court decision on inclusionary zoning for affordable housing – US Supreme Court let it stand: ‪http://bit.ly/1WKJijQ 

Study on the demographics of innovation in the United States finding: Large firms, immigrants (or their children) are driving U.S. tech innovation: ‪http://bit.ly/1MPEK69 

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

Compiled by Marcia Perritt

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