What @sog_ced is reading online: September 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 Housing Finance Agency announces that awards of federal tax credits and tax exempt bond financing in 2020 will result in over $1 billion in new affordable apartments. A new record for a single year. bit.ly/2Zj2wXF

UNC DFI presents market analysis in Salisbury https://bit.ly/3bp35E3

National Council of State Housing Agencies shares report estimating that by January, NC renter households will owe combined $632 – $824 million in back rent. Picture looks similar across the nation. https://bit.ly/2S7y66K

Dare County online survey, developed by UNC DFI, seeks input from local business owners regarding employee housing needs. https://bit.ly/3cjjQBc
Good summary by NCHC of NC allocations of community development block grants (CDBG-CV) received to “prepare, prevent, or respond to” COVID-19 impacts. bit.ly/2EsFbvk

CED items:

ULI Report on the community economic development impact of integrating arts and culture with great design. bit.ly/33SgtgC


Good post by Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies on big picture trends and upcoming housing challenge – the number of people living alone in their 80s and 90s is set to soar. https://bit.ly/2ySYWJi

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


Compiled by Sara Cockerham

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