What @sog_ced is reading online: December 2018

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:

The North Carolina Department of Commerce releases new county “Development Tier” designations. Twenty-eight counties changed tiers due to the General Assembly’s directive to remove some factors from consideration. http://bit.ly/2KM19Z4

Read this excellent summary of the state’s vital role in developing policy to address vacant and abandoned property. The summary also provides examples. http://bit.ly/2PeERQc

The Greensboro Housing Coalition ED writes in detail about turnaround of unhealthy, poorly maintained private affordable apartments: health care providers, code enforcement, liens, philanthropy, pro forma financials, and more. https://t.co/E7uRnaM0wy

Other CED items:                                   

The White House announces that it will Launch Multi-Agency Council Focused on Opportunity Zones. For more details: https://t.co/MuAAT2i9A3

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


Compiled by Francine Stefan

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