Center for Housing and Community Engagement




PHILLIP SHELDON – Graduate Research Assistant/CHCS Office Manager

Phillip Sheldon

Phillip Sheldon

Phillip Sheldon is a graduate student in the MPA program at UNCG with a concentration in Community and Economic Development.  Phillip’s work at CHCS focuses on local housing policy, eviction, fair lending, rural housing issues. His research in the MPA program is centered around affordable housing finance and municipal finance in general – namely, how cities can finance affordable housing beyond using low-income housing tax credits (LIHTC).

In addition to his work with CHCS, Phillip has served the Greensboro community through AmeriCorps Partnership to End Homelessness. While serving in this capacity he became interested in policies to decrease homelessness in North Carolina and increase efficiency within the homeless service continuum of care (CoC).

He is a member of Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha Kappa Delta, The Golden Chain Society and a recipient of the Carolyn & David Allan Sociological Theory Prize in 2016. Phillip is also honored to have received the following scholarships during his academic career: the Wyatt Lee Martin travel grant; the Becky Jackson Scholarship; and Sociological Prize Endowment.