What @sog_ced is reading online: November 2017

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:

Raleigh and Charlotte are among the top 5 cities in United States with the fastest-growing incomes, according to a new study: http://bit.ly/2lIDos1

370 acres added to now 1900-acre Greensboro-Randolph County Megasite: http://on.wfmy.com/2AORUBS 

CBS news reports that 10,000 evictions have been filed in Durham, North Carolina since 2016. http://bit.ly/2zU0EJw

Other CED items:

Impact investing post describes distinctions between mission-related investments (MRI) & program-related investments (PRI): http://bit.ly/2zat9jp

Report looks at evictions and rental insecurity – found 1 in 5 renters recently struggled to pay rent. http://bit.ly/2AEJXPC

Carsey School reports that concentrated poverty increased in both rural and urban areas since 2000s, reversal from 1990s. http://bit.ly/2B2i4Ai 

What factors should go into a matrix of “opportunity?” How should those factors be weighted and mapped? http://bit.ly/2At8CKr

Novogradac’s assessment of the community economic development impacts of tax reform bills: Senate: http://bit.ly/2zJGWzE  and House: http://bit.ly/2A4aBo2 

Last month’s edition of “What @sog_ced is reading….” https://ced.sog.unc.edu/what-sog_ced-is-reading-online-october-2017/

Compiled by Marcia Perritt

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