UNC Greensboro

Goodwill Final Report

Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina, Inc. and the University of North Carolina Greensboro’s Center for Housing and Community Studies (CHCS) conducted an ambitious community needs assessment across Goodwill’s thirty-one county service area stretching from Cherokee County in the west to Ashe County in the north to Forsyth County in … Continued

Tara Tillman

Tara Tillman, Landlord Outreach Specialist [email protected] Tara is a licensed Real Estate Broker, with 19 years of experience managing operations focused on property management, real estate training, marketing, and sales of residential real estate. She is a passionate advocate for homeownership and affordable housing. Tara establishes and maintains relationships with … Continued

Troy Moss

Troy Moss, Project Assistant [email protected] Troy Moss is a Masters in Public Affairs (MPA) graduate who focused on Local Government Management. He studied Sociology in undergrad with work experience in Public Speaking and Graphic Design consulting. The area of study that interests him the most includes rural and urban development … Continued

Hannah Greer

Hannah Greer, Research Assistant [email protected] Hannah is a senior at UNCG working towards her undergraduate degree.  Her major is Sociology with a concentration in criminology and her minor is English.  She enjoys exploring data to observe how our community changes and grows.

Monique Sears

Monique Sears, Housing Navigation Assistant [email protected] My name is Monique Sears. I am the Housing Navigation Assistant at CHCS. I am currently a generalist year student in the JMSW Program. I completed my undergraduate studies at Johnson C. Smith University, in Charlotte, NC. And I love my Pittsburgh Steelers.

Bruce Rich

Bruce Rich, Director [email protected] Bruce Rich is a researcher, advocate and policy coordinator with the Center for Housing and Community Studies. A lawyer by background and the recipient of the degree of Master of Public Affairs at UNCG with a concentration in Community and Economic Development, Bruce conducts research for … Continued

Renée Norris, JD

Renée Norris, Eviction Mediation Program Coordinator [email protected] Renée is a graduate of the University of Maryland College Park with a degree in Urban Studies. She also holds a Juris Doctorate from the University of Baltimore and is a member of the Maryland and Pennsylvania Bar Associations. Renée served as mediator … Continued

Stefanie Ledwell

Stefanie Ledwell, Housing Navigator, Health Impact Team [email protected] Stefanie Ledwell, Housing Resources Navigator at CHCS, is a graduate of UNC Greensboro with a B.A. in Sociology, with a focus on Global Social Problems. She brings to her position a passion for economic and social justice, along with years of experience … Continued

Dr. Kenneth Gruber

Dr. Kenneth Gruber, Senior Research Scientist [email protected] Dr. Kenneth Gruber is a research psychologist with over 40 years of research and program evaluation experience. His areas of specialty include data collection design and methodology, statistical analysis, program evaluation, technical writing assistance, and grant application review. His evaluation/research experience has covered … Continued

Meredith DiMattina, GISP

Meredith DiMattina, GIS Specialist [email protected] Meredith DiMattina is a Certified Geographic Information Systems Professional (GISP) serving as the GIS Specialist for the Center. She is skilled in data analytics, cartography, web design, programming, spatial problem solving, and is well-versed with a variety of GIS technologies including open-sourced integration.  In 2017 … Continued