Get the Lead Out!

Properties built before 1978 often used lead in paint and other building materials. These materials may be hazardous to the health of residents today. The City of Greensboro provides lead paint hazard reduction services at no cost as part of its Lead Safe Housing Program. Lead-Safe Greensboro provides grants to assist owners of single- and multi-family dwellings and rental properties with addressing...

When to call code enforcement

In this session we will hear from Mr. Troy Powell, Code Compliance Division Manager at the City of Greensboro. The Code Compliance Division investigates more than 11,000 properties per year to determine if reported issues violate City of Greensboro’s Code of Ordinances. By ensuring safe, healthy places to live, work and play, the division’s staff helps reduce the risk of declining...

Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week Panel

Panel: Homelessness in our Community Dr. Stephen Sills, Professor and Director, The Center for Housing and Community Studies, moderates this community-focused panel of professionals who are working to address homelessness in Greensboro. Speakers include representatives from Tiny Houses Greensboro, The Servant Center, NC Housing Coalition, and more! The panelist contact information and website links...

Call for Faculty Research Fellow

The CHCS Faculty Research Fellowship is a yearlong position as a member of the CHCS Staff beginning the summer of 2022 and extending to the end of the spring semester of 2023. The goal of the fellowship is to encourage interdisciplinary, community-engaged, public scholarship and to bring additional academic expertise to pressing housing and community issues. The CHCS research fellowship will support...

Emergency Rental Assistance , Eviction Mediation, & COVID Recovery

The COVID-19 pandemic has not impacted housing so as much as it has exposed the underlying conditions resulting from a century of inequalities in access to safe, affordable, and decent housing. The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is still being explored, but early data suggests that the wealth gap has grown as inequalities in employment, education, and housing have worsened for many households....

Guilford County Vaccine Perspectives

COMMUNITY INVITED TO COMPLETE SURVEY ON PERSPECTIVES OF COVID19 VACCINE Greensboro, NC – The Guilford County Department of Public Health in partnership with the UNC Greensboro Center for Housing and Community Studies have jointly launched am online public survey to help obtain information from residents throughout Guilford County on their perspectives on receiving the COVID19 Vaccine. The survey...

October 2021 – Housing Hangout

About this event President Joe Biden came into office at the beginning of this year on waves of expectation, not least in the area of national housing policy. His campaign offered a $640 billion affordable housing plan and promised to fight predatory lenders and landlords, make Section 8 an entitlement, restore fair housing enforcement and much more. Once in office, the administration put housing...