What @sog_ced is reading on the web: November 2015

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:

News item on graduate student project in Wilkesboro, NC via the School of Government’s community revitalization course: ‪http://bit.ly/1GV4zEK 

Developer to use Durham’s voluntary density bonus for affordable housing in development project – first time in City’s history. ‪http://bit.ly/1O98cYU 

Other CED items:

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopts rule allowing crowdfunding with non-accredited investors, effective Jan 2016. ‪http://1.usa.gov/1NhTH08 

‪Governing article explores research on whether tax cuts spur economic activity (research finds negative correlation). http://bit.ly/1kgfe2D 

New component added to the Choice Neighborhoods program – allows for early-stage investments in planning process, enabling activities such as land banking, pocket parks, fresh foods initiatives, and gap financing for economic development projects: ‪http://bit.ly/1XoDATW 

Last month’s edition of “What @sog_ced is reading….” http://ced.sog.unc.edu/what-sog_ced-is-reading-on-the-web-november-2015/

Compiled by Marcia Perritt

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