What @sog_ced is reading online: August 2020

The 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:

NC Golden Leaf pandemic loan program not fully utilized; federal PPP loan and grant program still has funds available too. https://bit.ly/3jALyff

Carolina Demography is tracking NC census responses; expresses concern about low response rate. Important implications for community economic development. https://bit.ly/3juBxQt

Governor Cooper announces rental and utility assistance program for pandemic relief. https://bit.ly/2GaSiBT


HUD releases housing market analysis for Greensboro-High Point MSA, calling it “steady.” Analysis does not account for the economic and housing market impacts of COVID. https://bit.ly/3hNkDfx

The School’s Development Finance Initiative (DFI) assists Southern Pines with revitalization effort. https://bit.ly/31Hgios

Chapel Hill to close half of Franklin Street, to expand outdoor dining and create a pedestrian zone bit.ly/31cPfQH

CED items:

National Low Income Housing Coalition Out of Reach 2020 annual report out. Report here: https://bit.ly/3jrttjB

Last month’s edition of “What @sog_ced is reading….” July 2020

Compiled by Sara Cockerham

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