What @sog_ced is reading on the web: May 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:

The role of Historic and New Markets Tax Credit equity in the rehabilitation of the historic Holloway Street School in East Durham for a KIPP charter school: ‪http://bit.ly/1ULipya 

Cautionary tale for economic development business recruiters: Virginia “duped” into granting incentive to company: http://theatln.tc/1O2eDzb

Detailed recap of Winston-Salem’s “State of the Community” address and progress with infrastructure and economic development. ‪http://bit.ly/1TnmkwM 

Following national trends, North Carolina’s economy has become less “dynamic” over time in terms of new business startups and other measures: ‪http://bit.ly/1TIQNYt 

Op-ed explains uneven population growth across “rural” North Carolina, no “one size fits all” solutions for rural areas ‪http://bit.ly/24b9o1T 

Other CED items:

Does Fair Housing Act allow cities to sue banks to recover city losses resulting from foreclosure crisis? http://theatln.tc/1O2eDzb

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

Compiled by Marcia Perritt

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