Author: Stephen Sills

December Community Workday: An End of the Year Triumph

Our latest quarterly workday took place on December 5th along tributaries of the Buffalo Creek in the Cottage Grove neighborhood. We had another great turnout with 30 community volunteers from the Health Impact Team at CHCS, Partnership to End Homelessness AmeriCorps members, neighborhood residents, and staff from the Cottage Garden’s Resource Center. The workday is intended to raise awareness...

UNCG Rapid Responses to COVID19

Pivot Point EXCERPT FROM ARTICLE BY SUSAN KIRBY-SMITH As infrastructures stalled or failed, it became clear that communities served by UNCG centers were in the middle of Guilford County’s COVID-19 “hot spots.” Directors and their staff had to move quickly, in ways outside of their usual “accompaniment model” of service. Tiarra Brown and Deanelle Thompson outside the CHCS Cottage Gardens Resource...

Panel on Homelessness

CHCS Director Stephen Sills took part as moderator of the Hunger + Homelessness Awareness Week Panel. Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week is an annual program where people come together across the country to draw attention to the problems of hunger and homelessness. At UNCG, the Office of Leadership & Civic Engagement works with campus partners and a student planning committee to plan and...

Workforce Housing Survey

NHC Workforce Housing Survey Underway, Officials Say Results Will Drive Future Policy By RACHEL KEITH of QHQR • NOV 16, 2020   “There’s only so much available from the state level, from federal resources to continue encouraging that. So we do need to see more opportunities. We are seeing bonds being used in a number of cities in North Carolina, to provide local municipal or county monies to...

Addressing Housing and Community Disparities in Greensboro

Sponsored by the UNCG Sustainability Council and the Office of Sustainability, the Sustainability Lecture and Dialogue Series features UNCG researchers addressing issues integral to building thriving communities. This talk gives an overview of the conditions that have created social and environmental justice issues for Greensboro and five CHCS projects working to address these issues.

Nov Housing Hangout – Local Real Estate Market

Dr. Yongqiang Chu is the Childress Klein Distinguished Professor at University of North Carolina at Charlotte. He is the Director of the Childress Klein Center for Real Estate and professor in the Belk College of Business. Dr. Chu conducts research in real estate, corporate finance, and banking. His research has appeared in many top finance, real estate, and economics journals, including Review...