What @sog_ced is reading online: September 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:

North Carolina Department of Commerce report: “Mecklenburg and Wake Counties accounted for 41% of the state’s net 2016 population increase” http://bit.ly/2f2gB4B

UNC School of Government’s Development Finance Initiative helps Durham County weigh options and engage community stakeholders: http://bit.ly/2ft8JZV

Other CED items:

Bloomberg News offers detailed look at state historic preservation. tax credits and recommendations from report on Missouri’s tax credit program: http://bit.ly/2yIn2Cj

Four data-driven approaches to address vacant and abandoned properties: http://bit.ly/2gwxo3u

Case studies in how communities can unlock the value of federal property: http://bit.ly/2f8QmcD

Summary of recent academic articles on the impact of the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) on lending to low and medium income groups: http://bit.ly/2fhk5DJ

In op-ed, former Delaware governor proposes 100% tax on corporate revenue from government incentives, hopes to end “giveaways”: http://nyti.ms/2yHnMr8

Stanford Social Innovation Review post on how to develop a “theory of change” for innovative organizations and why it is important: http://bit.ly/2fq36f3

Next City provides a detailed analysis and map of the locations and reach of community development lenders (CDFIs) across the U.S. http://bit.ly/2wZNYLC 

New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) data shows most projects utilizing NMTCs are in real estate, health care, social services, manufacturing, and education.

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

Compiled by Marcia Perritt

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