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.

Community invited to complete Legal Needs Study

Raleigh, N.C. (October, 2020) – The NC Equal Access to Justice Commission and the Equal Justice Alliance have launched a comprehensive study and survey of residents across the state to help obtain additional information and inform efforts related to civil legal needs and programs in our community. The study will help to gain a more detailed understanding of how race, gender, age, disability and...

UNCG/Cone Health Selected for RWJF Grant

Stephen Sills, Director, Center for Housing and Community Studies; Sandra Echeverria, Associate Professor, Department of Public Health Education; and Cone Health Healthy Communities Director Kathy Colville announce that they were selected for an award as Interdisciplinary Research Leaders (IRL) under the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF). The IRL program supports the vision of the foundation...

Community Workday at S. Buffalo Creek

Second Community Workday is Just Around the Corner Buffalo Creek’s s first workday took place on June 20th in the Cottage Grove neighborhood with a great turnout. The project’s goal of improving the environmental conditions of the quality of water in the creek seems to be right on track. Community volunteers got involved by picking up nearly 25 bags of litter, a misplaced shopping cart,...

NLC Keeping Families Housed Webinar Recording

NATIONAL LEAGUE OF CITIES WEBINAR How Cities Can Help Renters Navigate the Eviction Cliff With COVID-19 forcing millions of Americans into unemployment and temporary eviction moratoria about to expire as emergency orders end, renter households are in jeopardy of evictions. This webinar will highlight how two different regions of the country are taking preventative action to help residents prepare...