What @sog_ced is reading online: June 2021

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:

NY Times report on adaptive reuse of historic mills in NC, including Rocky Mount, High Point and Winston-Salem. https://nyti.ms/3dugjSo

City of Durham follows Asheville’s lead and commits to public infrastructure investments in historically Black neighborhoods as a form of reparations. https://bit.ly/3qBOZH6

“Revitalizing NC Towns” story features the work of UNC DFI on public-private partnerships to reuse the historic Broughton Hospital campus in Morganton. https://unc.live/3hoSkoz

Other CED items:

Community colleges engaging affordable housing activities to address housing insecurity among their students https://bit.ly/3whvvJf

Lack of funds for security deposits can lock renters into their current housing. Article explores for-profit and nonprofit approaches to this issue and pros and cons of each. https://bit.ly/3duXpe3

DFI Online

Dare County asks UNC DFI to focus on two sites for affordable housing development; tax credit financing mechanisms explained. https://bit.ly/3dvd2lz

ncIMPACT co-authors offer Initiative Bulletin: Community Development Organizations’ Capacity to Respond to COVID-19: A Theoretical Approach to the Strategic Use of Social Capital https://bit.ly/3x7QOOB

Last month’s edition of “What @sog_ced is reading….” May 2021

Compiled by Sara Cockerham

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